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Re: [IP] Re: Diabetics and Sweets

> Can anyone point me to articles or research about the current
> thinking regarding IDDM diabetics eating high sugar foods such as
> cakes, cookies, etc.? I always felt that if you knew your
> carb/insulin ratio, there was no reason you couldn't enjoy these in
> moderate amounts - provided of course you were not overweight to
> begin with. A friend who also has IDDM insists that diabetics are
> not "allowed" to have any sweets. Is there research I can direct her
> to showing that these are not harmful in moderation?

A carb is a carb is a carb. What possible difference does it make to 
your bg's if it comes from and apple or a peanut butter cup. It's 
still 15 grams.

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