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Hi everyone, i'd love to hear your thoughts about the opinion that cutting down on carbs helps better control diabetes:

9 Answers
supporting someone with type 2 diabetes.
Herzliyya, ISR
I'm following a low carb high fat (LCHF) diet for a few months now, and it's great for me

I see the benefits/improved A1c but it isn't always practical for the other people in my family. So I adjust accordingly.

supporting someone with LADA. supporting a sibling with type 1 diabetes.
Tel Aviv, ISR
I see. Someone recently told me about it, but I had never heard about it before, the doctors never presented this option to my little sis who is type 1. Maybe because it's quite impossible for kids

supporting someone with LADA. supporting a sibling with type 1 diabetes.
Tel Aviv, ISR
How did you hear about it Jason? Readings? Recommendations? Doctors?

The Book "Pumping Insulin" talks about how the body digests different foods and such. It just gave me a better understanding of how our bodies work.

Since having a CGM I can totally see how the BG spikes are always less extreme when there is a higher percentage of protein in my meals. Especially with breakfast.

Living with LADA since 2012.
Israel, ISR
jason****if someone I love/family member had diabetes I would try to gradually change the household diet to creste a healthier environment for him/her. step one less carbs. we have done it in our home. slowly but surely we all have been eating more vegs and proteins snd less bread rice potatoes pasta. delicious too.

I guess at the end of the day we each choose our own lifestyles. If A1c and cholesterol numbers are in range then we are doing it right.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1972. Pumper and CGM user.
Concord, MA
I tried a Paleo diet for a while and my BGs improved greatly. But changing diets like that especially with kids in the house is too hard for me to maintain.