There are 2 types of carbs Diabetes Home Food and Diabetes Food and your health Carbs There are 2 types of carbs What does dietician do Eating at restaurants What is a food label? How to read a food label Carb Counting How much insulin should I take when eating? 1. Some carbs go in to your blood. They are slow. They are called low GI carbs. Like brown bread brown pasta Beans. Like lentils chickpeas It is also fruit. Like grapes strawberries oranges. These carbs are good for your blood sugar. 2. Some carbs go in to your blood. They move fast. These are called high GI carbs. Like potatoes white bread soft drink. Try to eat less high-GI carbs. It is good for your blood sugar. Back Diabetes Home Next This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.