I have been doing South Beach (combined with sports nutrition, which entails eating a lot of water-packed complex carbs, reduced fat cheese, non-fat greek yogurt, and similar; etc.) practically since I'd been diagnosed with diabetes a few months ago.
My weight has never been lower in my adult life!
My blood sugars are very stable.
The key is keeping the calorie count within limits and make sure you mix South Beach with something compatible that reflects your lifestyle and personality ... otherwise, it is just another low carb diet you may find too difficult to sustain and then you go off of it.
Of course, adding carbs you would gain. Insulin from your pancreas works that way.
Edited by: TINIERTINA at: 6/30/2013 (08:32)
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