The Relationship Between Carbs, Diabetes and Your Body

Updated May 27, 2016

You probably know you need carbohydrates to help manage your diabetes, but how much, and how often? Here our registered dietician and certified diabetes educator, uses the metaphor of gas (carbs) and the tank (your stomach) to explain the need for a steady intake of carbohydrates when you have diabetes. Meal planning and knowing what to eat when you have diabetes doesn't need to be a mystery.