Diabetes Diet Directory
While it is true that there really is no such thing as a general "diabetic diet" for everyone with diabetes , there are healthier food choices available to help with diabetes management. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about healthy dietary choices for people with diabetes, eating low glycemic index foods, and controlling your blood sugar with diet. Explore menu ideas, healthy snacks, and more.
Diabetes and Dietary Fat
Avoiding unhealthy fats is a good idea if you have diabetes. WebMD provides dietary guidelines for eating foods that are lower in bad fats.
Celebration Tips for People With Diabetes
When you have diabetes, you pay special attention to what you eat. But you can still indulge a little. Get pointers for food choices at parties and other gatherings year-round.
How to Count Carbs
If you are managing diabetes, get tips on how to keep track of how many carbohydrates you eat.
Quick Tips: Smart Snacking When You Have Diabetes-Other Places To Get Help
OrganizationsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics120 South Riverside PlazaSuite 2000Chicago, IL 60606-6995Phone: 1-800-877-0877Email: email@example.comWeb Address: www.eatright.org The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sets standards for all types of prescribed diets. The organization produces a variety of consumer information, including videos. This group will help you find a registered dietitian in your area who provides nutrition counseling.American Diabetes Association (ADA)1701 North Beauregard StreetAlexandria, VA 22311Phone: 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383)Email: AskADA@diabetes.orgWeb Address: www.diabetes.org The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is a national organization for health professionals and consumers. Almost every state has a local office. ADA sets the standards for the care of people with diabetes. Its focus is on research for the prevention and treatment of all types of diabetes. ADA provides patient and professional education mainly through its
Dieting With Diabetes: 9 Dos and Don'ts to Lose Weight
Losing extra weight can help you manage your diabetes. But some weight loss moves are more helpful than others.
How a Food Writer Deals With Diabetes
How a food writer deals with a diabetes diagnosis – without derailing her career.
The Right Way to Lose Weight When You Have Diabetes
Dial back just a few digits on your bathroom scale, and you'll likely get your blood sugar levels in check and feel better overall.
What to Eat to Keep Your Blood Sugar in Check
Swap difficult diets for good and simple healthy foods. Here’s how.
How Much Exercise Is Good for Diabetes?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about how much exercise is needed to help control diabetes.
How Does My Diet Affect Diabetes?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about the link between diabetes and your diet.
How Does Exercise Affect My Diabetes?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about the link between diabetes and exercise.
Video: Diabetes and Your Diet
What’s this about the Mediterranean diet and diabetes? What should you watch out for at restaurants? And should you avoid carbs altogether?
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 8 Simple Snacks That Won’t Spike Your Blood Sugar
Do you have both diabetes and the munchies? WebMD shows you simple snacks that can keep your tummy -- and your blood sugar -- happy.
Slideshow: Best and Worst Meals When Dining With Diabetes
Eating for blood sugar control? Our pictures help you avoid carb-crazy meals and find better combinations that retain all the foods and flavors you love.
Slideshow: Diabetes Restaurant Guide: Tips on What to Order
Eating out with diabetes can be tricky. Use the tips in this slideshow to have a healthy restaurant meal that fits with your meal plan.
Your Personal Diabetes Work Plan: Slideshow: Eating Well at Summer Parties
If you have diabetes, you have to watch your diet carefully, but you can still enjoy summer parties. Follow these tips for keeping your blood sugar stable at warm-weather get-togethers.
5 Snacks to Stabilize Your Blood Sugars
7 Superfoods for Diabetes
Can I Drink Alcohol with Diabetes?
Common Diabetes Advice: Myth or Fact?
Quiz: What Should You Eat if You Have Diabetes?
What can you eat if you have diabetes? Are desserts off-limits? Should you have snacks? Find out in this quiz.
Quiz: Myths & Facts About Type 2 Diabetes
Do you have all the facts about the symptoms, treatments, and possible complications of type 2 diabetes? Take this quiz and find out.