Carb counting is a meal-planning method that can help people with diabetes manage their blood glucose levels. If you have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, carb counting can help you manage your blood glucose level and feel your best, whether or not you take any diabetes medications. If you have type 1 diabetes, carb counting can help you match your mealtime insulin dosage to the amount of carbs you are eating. Overall, carb counting can be a great tool, but it may not be for everyone. It takes a lot of work to find out how many carbs are in different foods, and you have to be diligent in keeping track of what you’re eating and adding up the carbs. Read on to learn more about what carb counting is and whether or not it’s right for you.
Despite its explosive popularity, there's a lot of confusion about what the ketogenic (keto) diet really is and whether or not it's good for people with diabetes. Diabetes Forecast dives in to find out what you need to know about the ketogenic diet.
That hasn't stopped it's followers. Whether you're considering it for yourself or just curious what all the buzz is about, check out the full feature article from Diabetes Forecast to learn more about what the diet is and what the science says.
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