Understanding Carbohydrates

Understanding Carbohydrates


How much and what type of carbohydrate foods are important for managing diabetes. The balance between how much insulin is in your body and the carbohydrate you eat makes a difference in your blood glucose levels. Learn more about how much and what foods to include in your meal plan.


Learn about the three main types of carbohydrate in food and how they fit into your meal plan.


Use carbohydrate counting to help keep your blood glucose levels in your target range.

When you reach for carbohydrate foods, make them count by selecting the most nutrient
dense choices.