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How many carbohydrates can a diabetic take per day?

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How many carbohydrates can a type 2 diabetic eat per day?
Posted Sat, 15 Jun 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 21 minutes later
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The amount of carbohydrates to be taken varies from person-to-person. Which is why an individualized diet regimen is advised to each diabetic.

But the American Diabetic Association(ADA) recommends an intake of 135-180 grams of carbohydrates in a day(i.e. 45-60 grams per meal). This number could be greater or lesser depending on the individual. I would recommend you to schedule an appointment with your doctor for an individualized diet regimen.

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