For diabetic people, eating food containing high amount of carbohydrates may cause the blood sugar to raise to a very high level. At this point, controlling the sugar level is difficult. When eating larger portions of these type of foods, high doses of insulin or diabetic medications are needed to control it.
Several studies have shown that restricting carbs to 20–50 grams, or less than 10% of calories, per day may lower blood sugar, promote weight loss and improve health markers in people with diabetes and prediabetes.
Studies were conducted to find out the effects of very-low-carb diets (ketogenic diet), low-carb diet and medium low-carb diet on people having Type 1, Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. Read more at Authority Nutrition