On a high-carb diet, people with diabetes need less insulin

The more car­bo­hy­drate you eat, the more respon­sive your body becomes to the hor­mone insulin. That is why high-car­bo­hy­drate diets cure type 2 dia­betes. They also reduce insulin require­ments in peo­ple with type 1 dia­betes. If you are tak­ing insulin, talk to your doc­tor before you switch to a high-car­bo­hy­drate diet. Oth­er­wise, you could end up with a dan­ger­ous bout of low blood sug­ar. Con­tin­ue read­ing “On a high-carb diet, peo­ple with dia­betes need less insulin”