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By: Kerry Robinson, RD   Date 4/14/10

How many carbs should someone with diabetes have in a day? Do all carbs impact blood sugar equally?   How does exercise affect blood sugar? Are low-calorie sweeteners an option for people with diabetes to consume sweet foods?

To get the answers to these questions and many more, we invite you to join the International Food Information Council Foundation on Thursday, April 15th from 1:00-2:00 pm EDT for a Live Twitter chat on diabetes and health.  Certified Diabetes Educator, book author, and dietitian Tami Ross will be on hand to discuss common questions about diabetes and nutrition, exercise and health.

About Tami Ross
Tami Ross, RD, LD, CDE, from Lexington, Kentucky, was the 2008 Diabetes Educator of the Year of the American Dietetic Association’s Diabetes Care & Education specialty practice group. Tami is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, and a nationally recognized speaker and health and nutrition writer. She has co-authored eight books including Diabetes Meals on $7 a Day or Less and Cooking Up Fun for Kids with Diabetes, both published by the American Diabetes Association. Tami has nearly 20 years of experience providing diabetes and nutrition education in a variety of settings, and is currently on the American Association of Diabetes Educator’s Board of Directors.

How Can You Join the Twitter Chat?
Join this Thursday’s conversation at #foodinsight and follow us at @ificmedia and @tamirossrd.  If you have a question you’d like to ask, you can send it to us in advance (@ificmedia), or join us during the chat and be sure to use the #foodinsight hashtag.  If you can't make it we'll have a transcript available here next week.

We look forward to your participation and to having Tami answer your questions about diabetes and health!




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