What are considered the most effective carbs for a person with type 2 diabetes to eat?

No. To control diabetes, the best way is to control the total calories based on the body weight. Carbs proportion should be reduced. There is no evidence indicating one kind of carbs better than others.

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Can eating loads of wholemeal carbs cause type 2 diabetes if slim? I don't eat white carbs on a regular basis.

CARBS,... Eating carbs is not the cause for developing Type 2 diabetes unless you also are out of shape, do not exercise, have a family history of Diabetes, and do not take care of your overall health. For example Michael Phelps the Olympic swimmer will consume 12,000 calories a day when exercising but does not get Diabetes, because he stays fit and burns them off. Even so, use portion control. Stay well! Read more...

Just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and I'm under the impression I need to eat carbs in between meals, is this right?

No. As long as your not on mealtime Insulin or sulfonylureas, it is not necessary to eat carbs between meals those drugs have increased risk of low blood sugar between meals, so that was often necessary; newer safer agents that don't cause hypoglycemia do not require eating carbs between meals. Read more...

Vegetarian with type 2 diabetes looking for non-soy protein to eat with carbs?

Vege protein. If your vegan, options will be limited, beans or bean pastes, nuts, nut butters, butters hummus, seitan is excellent choice , tahini, . Combinations can provide adequate nutrients rice and beans, some vegans add yeast powders to foods to get b12. Read more...

I have a friend who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. He doesn't have to have insulin but need to eat healthy with high carbs. Can you please give me a website or some information on how to take care of this? He has been exercising and watching what he

Thank . Thank you for your question. I would suggest you look at the website for the american diabetes association, www.Diabetes.Org. This site will provide a wealth of information for you and your friend. As you may know, type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body develops a resistance to insulin. As a result, the body has to make more and more Insulin to process glucose properly. The excess in glucose and Insulin eventually has several bad effects on the body, and can result in heart disease, vascular disease, kidney disease, eye disease and nerve problems. A diabetic diet is low in carbohydrates, especially simple sugars. By following a diabetic diet, and losing weight if one is overweight, some people can treat and even cure their diabetes without medicines. Read more...
Consider raw vegan! I do not normally advocate a raw vegan diet, as it is somewhat extreme & hard to follow, but it might be worth a try based on the exciting work of gabriel cousins md, author of there is a cure for diabetes. See http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=-o6gh6qbpfw if your friend tries this for a month or so & gets good results you can probably transition to a less extreme diet over time. See comment:. Read more...

Have type 2 diabetes; and have been on a strict ketogenic low carb diet. Ques: is it safe to eat up to 8 eggs a day in terms of ldl?

No . Would get cholesterol levels checked. Diabetes is a risk factor for heart disease. Too many eggs can cause a rise in your cholesterol levels which may put you at further risk. Read more...
It does not . Need to be ketogenic in my view. Sugar is the villain and you do need a supplement of vitamin b1 + magnesium + multivitamin. It has recently been shown that diabetics excrete a lot of vitamin b1 in urine so it is important to replace it. Read more...