Honey is sweet but if you are diabetic you will have to avoid it. Many people think it is only processed sugar that affect diabetic patients but the truth is even natural sugar like honey raises your sugar levels. Honey contains as much carbs as processed sugar so you should avoid it as much as possible. Honey actually contains more carbs than white sugar, a teaspoon of white sugar contains 12.6 grams of carbs while a teaspoon honey contains 17 grams of carbs. Avoid honey and all forms of sugar if you are diabetic.