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Q: how many carbs should you eat in a day ? I have type 2 diabetes

how many carbs should a person with type 2 diabetes eat in a day

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Meg, the Noob, Community Member
6/ 4/08 10:30am

It depends on your weight, and whether you need to lose weight or not.

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jackie, Community Member
9/ 1/09 11:28am

my weight is 215   70 pounds too much   doctor would like me on a 1200 a day diet 

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daisytus54, Community Member
6/17/12 10:50pm

I needed to lose about 25 pounds, I have type 2 diabetes a

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Dee, Community Member
6/ 7/08 11:41pm

If you are checking your blood glucose levels regularly, you can answer this question yourself.  You want few enough grams of carbs at each meal to be able to maintain a normal bg level.

For me, that's no more than 15-20 grams of carbs with each meal.

Hope this helps,

Dee

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ROSE, Community Member
2/24/09 12:55pm

HOW MANY CARBS CAN I HAVE IN ONE DAY IF I HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES?

 

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ROSE, Community Member
2/24/09 12:58pm

HOW MANY FATS, PROTIEN AND CARBS AND FIBER SHOULD I HAVE EACH DAY?  I NEED TO LOOSE ABOUT 50 POUNDS AND I HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES

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jackie, Community Member
9/ 1/09 11:27am

how many carbs should a person eat who has diabetes type II

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jackie, Community Member
9/ 1/09 11:31am

i weigh 215  should weigh about 155  have type II diabetes,  how many carbs should i eat in a day,  and doctor wants me to try a 1200 calorie diet  any suggestions will help me

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SandyAbernathy, Community Member
10/ 4/10 4:04am

If you are overweight, you should have between 50 and 99 carbs a day. If you want to maintain your weight, 100 to 150 carbs a day. Anything over 150 carbs a day and you will gain weight.  Low carbs equal excellent blood sugars as a Diabetic.

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SandyAbernathy, Community Member
10/ 4/10 4:05am

If you are overweight, you should have between 50 and 99 carbs a day. If you want to maintain your weight, 100 to 150 carbs a day. Anything over 150 carbs a day and you will gain weight.  Low carbs equal excellent blood sugars as a Diabetic.

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By dbitler, Community Member— Last Modified: 02/07/14, First Published: 05/29/08