Diabetes and the School Lunch

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School lunches are notoriously high in carbohydrates and fats, but most school lunch programs now are trying to be healthier, according to Emily Werner, RD, LDN, a dietitian in the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult section at Joslin Diabetes Center.

Though not every meal is nutritious, schools usually offer healthier options as well.

With a little advance planning, lunches purchased at school or brought from home can be healthy and appropriate for your child’s diabetes meal plan. Continue reading →

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