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.
Do You Make Good Food Choices?
Have diabetes? Test your holiday food smarts.
Healthy Holiday Appetizers
Holiday temptations are everywhere. Stay in control with expert strategies and our delicious and satisfying appetizers.
Snacks to Help Stabilize Your Blood Sugar
Do you stick to three healthy meals per day but still have a hard time keeping your blood sugar under control? You might try eating more frequently.
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: 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: What You Can Drink, Besides Water, When You Have Diabetes
Here are 13 versions of your favorite classic drinks you can enjoy when you’re managing type 2 diabetes.
Slideshow: Diabetes and Alcohol: Drinks and Cocktails
It’s fine to have a glass of wine, a beer, or a cocktail when you have diabetes, but you need to be careful. Here are tips and tricks to help you make good choices.
Slideshow: 10 Muscle Moves to Help Tame Diabetes
If you have diabetes, strengthening your muscles can help control your blood sugar. This slideshow tells you how to get started.
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.