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Re: [IP] carb count of sugar



In a message dated 98-04-01 21:35:10 EST, you write:

<< I believe one (1) teaspoon of sugar/honey/brownsugar etc has 16 calories of
 pure carbohydrate - no fat no protein
 
 so, 16 divided by 4 (which is how many calories 1 gram of carbohydrate has) =
                            four (4) grams of CHO
 
 So a little less than 3 teaspoons of sugar = 15 grams of cho
  >>
Thanks Sara.  Once again, US = 1, DE's = 0.

Kasey
Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/