If you have type 2 diabetes, counting carbs is a key tool in your toolkit for helping you keep blood sugar in your target range. Knowing how certain types of carbs and carb amounts affect your blood sugar can make all the difference. 

If you take mealtime insulin, it also helps make sure you take the right dose of medication for the amount of carbs you eat. Sometimes, there’s math involved and it’s not always easy to figure out carb counts.

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