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How many carbs should a type two diabetic consume in one day?

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Dr. Rami Almokayyad
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
8 doctors agree

In brief: 45-60 gm per meal

The less carbs consumed daily, the better! but the problem is you will not be able to maintain that diet for ever, and because of that 45-60 gm of carbohydrate (3-4 carb choices) per meal is a more reasonable alternative, doing that typically reduces the extreme spikes in the blood glucose.

In brief: 45-60 gm per meal

The less carbs consumed daily, the better! but the problem is you will not be able to maintain that diet for ever, and because of that 45-60 gm of carbohydrate (3-4 carb choices) per meal is a more reasonable alternative, doing that typically reduces the extreme spikes in the blood glucose.
Dr. Rami Almokayyad
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Dr. Robert Dons
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Carbs & T2DM

Limiting complex carb intake when you are able to exercise as a diabetic is totally wrong! you may need 90-120 gms of carbs if you are working out heavily.
It's the animal protein - 50% of which converts to glucose in the body over 6+ hours - that will cause sustained increases in blood sugar and promote most dm complications.

In brief: Carbs & T2DM

Limiting complex carb intake when you are able to exercise as a diabetic is totally wrong! you may need 90-120 gms of carbs if you are working out heavily.
It's the animal protein - 50% of which converts to glucose in the body over 6+ hours - that will cause sustained increases in blood sugar and promote most dm complications.
Dr. Robert Dons
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