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CANADIAN Diabetic exchanges

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Is there anyone here from Canada and if so, do you have a copy of the old diabetic exchange lists?

I lost my manual and wall chart in a move a couple of years ago, and am trying to get another copy. I have tried carb counting but just can't get a handle on it. The exchange program worked for me and I would like to go back to it.

If anyone has a copy, please Spark Mail me. I would be your friend for life! Thanks very much.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SLIMLILA 1/30/2010 1:05AM

    I just went for a refresher workshop and they are only using the Canada Food Guide now... I took a refresher course about 6 years ago and they were promoting the carb thing,but I just couldn't get with it. I too preferred the old exchange program. I was originally told to eat a food from each food group at each meal.

The other thing I find helpful is Joanna M. Lund's cookbooks, she lists not only the calorie counts but also the diabetic exchanges. They have several of her cookbooks at most libraries...

good luck

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FLUTTER-BY)L( 1/24/2010 6:41PM

    Oh I so hope you get one soon. Enjoy!

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RD03875 1/24/2010 6:03AM

    I have asked my Canadian friends on facebook.

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RD03875 1/23/2010 4:06PM

    Is it different from any other diabetic exchange charts?

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NYXWOLFWALKER 1/23/2010 2:44PM

    you can also try



for their online referance guide to the exchanges ... though I do know that the Canadian Diabetic Association is now switching over the Carb counting over the exchanges (as my mom was first taught how to manage her diabetes, where as I was given the carb counting side of things).

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JILLIANWILLIAN 1/23/2010 11:41AM

    I have one... let me dig it up... stay tuned!

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