The diabetes voicebox

This  Diabetes Voice section features comments from our readers, sometimes on specific articles in previous Diabetes Voice issues, sometimes more general comments on how the magazine’s content is developing. The Editorial Team reserves the right to abbreviate submissions if necessary.

How low can you go? – The low-carb debate

In our June 2013 issue, Diabetes Voice presented the first diabetes debate focused on the validity of low carbohydrate nutrition for type 1 diabetes. We asked two certified diabetes educators to present their side – YES or NO – on whether or not a nutritional regimen based on low carbohydrate intake provides safe and more effective glycaemic control for healthy type 1 diabetes management?

We received the following response directed to Carolyn Robertson, who represented opposition to very low carbohydrate intake for the debate: