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Joy is counting!

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Joy is counting!(Pic taken in SMK Sri Kota, Taiping.2009)According to Dr. Sanjeev Mehta of Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, America, carb counting is very important for people with type 1 diabetes. Being on insulin, it is important to try to estimate the carbohydrate content of the meals to help calculate the insulin doses needed. Take note!

Joy is receiving a call!

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Joy is receiving a call!(Pic taken in Old Kopitiam, Taiping. 2009) In Singapore and Malaysia and elsewhere in Southeast Asia, you can find 'kopitiam', a portmanteau of the Malay word, 'kopi' which means coffee and the Hokkien word 'tiam' which means shop. So, 'kopitiam' is actually a coffeeshop and you can have a breakfast of egg, toast, kaya, coffee, tea and even the malted chocolate drink, Milo here. By the way, the Malay word, 'kopi' is borrowed from the Portuguese.