If you have type 2 Diabetes, losing weight can benefit you in many ways. Aside from lowering your blood glucose, losing weight can also lead to reduced blood pressure and cholesterol level. One of the strictest low carbohydrate diets is Atkins diet. Those who follow the Atkins diet are only allowed to consume 20 grams of carbs each day during the first phase. The allowable carbohydrates consumption may increase as you meet some of your weight lost goals. But is this diet safe for diabetics? Read on to find out.