OK, it’s once again time for the annual trek to the 320 acres of fried food on a stick we call the Minnesota State Fair.
For most hearty Minnesotans, a visit to the fair is the one day where fun replaces common sense, where a balanced diet is as foreign as a balanced budget is to congress.
At the extreme risk of being “That Guy,” the fair poses a challenge for folks who really DO have to watch their diet. As a parent of two children with type-1 diabetes, a day at the fair is a constant guessing game of how to insulin dose and carb-cover. Get it wrong, and blood sugars go through the roof and the girls feel sick for the next day. It’s even worse for cardiac patients who have to keep a keen eye on their fat and cholesterol.
The dietitians at Park Nicollet’s International…
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