The bestselling guide to carb counting from the American Diabetes Association is now better and more comprehensive than ever If you are managing type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you need to know your carbs--what they are, which foods contain them, how many you're eating, and how to match them to your medication. This new edition of the bestselling guide from the American Diabetes Association is here to help. The completely revised Complete Guide to Carb Counting , 4th edition, from the nutrition experts at the American Diabetes Association, provides you with the knowledge and the tools to put carbohydrate counting into practice. Updated from top to bottom to include the latest science on meal planning, low-carbohydrate diets, and evidence-based nutrition advice, this edition also introduces and explains carb counting concepts as you'll need them in your diabetes care plan. Inside, you'll learn: Why carb counting helps you manage your blood sugar The amount of carb to eat How to count the carbohydrates in meals How to count carbs using food labels, restaurant menus, and your eyes, too Much more This is THE meal planning system every carb-counting person with diabetes needs to manage their blood glucose, now updated and more comprehensive than ever.