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Controlling diabetes topic of SCCC talk

"I don't know if any of us advocate for extreme diets where you eliminate all carbohydrates, but certainly most Americans have room to make some cuts from our general diet," said Clark.

In speaking about monitoring insulin values she said that people with diabetes can check their insulin values at all different times, but it really depends on what they're trying to follow.

"If you take insulin with each of your meals you should check how much you're going to need before you take those pills. Get a sense of, 'What are my extremes for the day?'" said Clark.

"There's value in all of those numbers, and it's a matter of what question you're looking to answer depending on when you should be checking," said Clark.

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