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An insulin pump is used to balance out blood sugar levels for patients with diabetes. Staff photo by Riham Feshir

Diabetes program tackles questions about cultural food

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Do you order a burrito or a chimichanga? What do you do with the chips and salsa? How do you get through a Chinese buffet? Do you eat the bread sticks at an Italian restaurant?

Those are all questions patients of diabetes ask themselves on a regular basis.

The Diabetes Community Care program at Woodwinds Hospital hosted a session last week exploring foods from different cultures and how to adjust insulin intake when eating unfamiliar ingredients.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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