Do diabetes and rice mix? Will eating rice raise your A1C and blood sugar levels if you have diabetes? Does rice cause type 2 diabetes? Here is what you need to know about how rice can affect blood sugar and insulin, and how you can make rice a healthy part of your life.
The glycemic index (GI) of a food is a measure of how a specific food with carbohydrates causes blood sugar to rise. It is given as a number compared to the effect on your blood sugar of eating either glucose (a type of sugar) or white bread. This low glycemic foods list can help you make the healthiest choices!