Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

Seventeen million people in the United States have diabetes, the fifth deadliest disease in the U.S. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 2,200 people are diagnosed with diabetes each day. If untreated, complications that can arise from diabetes include heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, and neurological disorders (see sidebar on p. 90). Overall, the risk for death among people with diabetes is about twice that of people without diabetes. In 1999, approximately 45…

Glucerna shakes and snack bars meet the American Heart Association guidelines for fat intake, with only 1 g of saturated fat per serving.

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr