"But Alli admits she was “confused” when her doctor handed her a pamphlet from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) after her diagnosis that recommended she eat carbohydrates. “It called for eating more carbs than I had in years.”"
"Leigh Tracy, RD, a dietitian and diabetes educator at The Center for Endocrinology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, agrees, telling Yahoo Life, that diabetics don’t need to swear off carbs if they don’t want to. “Carbohydrates are not bad. They actually give your body necessary energy,” she explains."