Yes it was, but in the past it was used in order to control and regulate the amount of carbohydrate in people's diet. People were told how much carbohydrate to eat during the day to match fixed doses of insulin. Varying the amount of carbohydrate eaten from day-to-day was not recommended. However carbohydrate counting in DAFNE enables dietary freedom, people can choose to eat as much or as little carbohydrate as they want, enabling people to have a truly free diet.

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Last Updated: 22/07/2010