Red raw rice for diabetic

What is the glycemic index of red raw rice? Is it safe for diabetics? If yes, then what quantity of it can be had?
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Dr. Anita Gupta Mumbai | Dietitian/Nutritionist
Glycaemic index of a particular food shows how fast it triggers the sugar value in circulating blood.Greater the number ,higher is the sugar rise. Raw red rice has the GI 55+/-5  which is relatively low as compared to white polished rice. Hence even though you are diabetic you can have it in moderation say 100 to 150 gms. at one time .
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