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When my stepdaughter, Colleen, was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the first thing she asked me was if she could still eat chocolate cake (well, perhaps not out loud, but we both knew that was what she was thinking!). Colleen is not alone. In fact, a recent poll asked those with diabetes  what the hardest part of adjusting to life with diabetes is and the resounding response was -- changing their diet! Adding exercise, constantly dealing with physicians, and even feeling like a human pin cushion did not compare to concerns about what and how to eat.

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