Whats with every thing being diet. I meen its not like diabetics cant have sugar. I understand the sodas and all but no sugar in coffe or in ice tea, i guess people are being careful for you and thats good but sometimes we want to be carefree. But we will most likely we wont be carefree.
Part of it is that there is a relationship between insulin and carbs, and that reducing carbohydrate consumption can in some cases reduce the effects of insulin resistance or impaired glucose tolerance in T2, and can put off its development in T1.
“Diet X” is not always sugar-free or no-added-sugar, though. Frequently it’s reduced-fat, or reduced-fat-and-sugar, or reduced sodium… and all of these are useful options for people with nutritional goals.