There is no "starchless" rice. There is "parboiled" rice. Parboiled rice has been found to have a lower glycemic index than "regular" rice. But a lower glycemic index (for a T1) can be confusing. A food can have a lower glycemic index because it causes an overall lower glucose rise, but it can also have a lower index because it digests slower. This is what happens with complex carbs and I would argue also happens with "resistant" carbs. And some people consider parboiled rice a resistant starch.
The problem is that while parboiled rice may not cause a huge immediate rise in blood sugar, it will eventually be digested. So you might find that eating parboiled rice and bolusing you are fine at 2 hrs, only to check a 3-4 hours and see that your blood sugar has rise. I find the same thing happens with the Dreamfields pasta.
All you can do is experiment and find out. Everybody is different.
Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →
Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →