Carbs and diabetes

When it comes to carbs and diabetes, there are so many conflicting views flying around in the media you could be forgiven for being confused.

 

We're here to help translate all the evidence into practical advice, explain how carbs affect your diabetes and the role they play in your overall health.

 

Carbs are our main source of energy, and provide nutrients for a healthy, balanced diet. The carbs you eat and drink – including potatoes, rice and pasta – are broken down into glucose (blood sugar), which is then used to keep you and your organs functioning.