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How Many Carbs Does My Child Need?

By in Nutrition

When a child is first diagnosed with diabetes, parents often wonder, “How many carbohydrates should my child have at each meal?”  While every child has different needs based on age, activity, and food preferences, here are some general guidelines to get you started.















Updated 2/17/19

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