This is a difficult question to answer without a little more information. When you have diabetes, your carbohydrate intake is dependent on your age, gender, and activity factor. Obviously a young active person will require much more carbs than an older, sedentary person. Your dietitian or certified diabetes educator can sit down and help you determine the right amount for you.
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