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.
The Basics of a Healthy Diabetes Diet
Find out what you should eat to keep your diabetes under control, including fruits, veggies, and fiber.
A Healthy Type 2 Diabetes Diet
WebMD explains how a healthy type 2 diabetes diet and meal plan can make all the difference to a person struggling to keep blood sugar under control.
Diabetes and Alcohol
Learn more from WebMD about how drinking alcohol affects diabetes.
Carbohydrates, Fiber, and Diabetes
Learn about carbohydrate counting and fiber intake for those with diabetes.
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.
Shop Smart for Groceries for Diabetes
When you control your food, you control your type 2 diabetes. Use these tips to shop wisely at the grocery store.
Weight Loss Strategies for Diabetes
You don't have to lose a lot of weight to see a big improvement in diabetes. Trimming just 5% to 10% of your body weight will help you feel better, gain more control over the condition, and reduce the amount of medicines you take.
Diabetes-Friendly Diet: 7 Foods that Control Blood Sugar
A healthy diet can help you keep your type 2 diabetes in check. Here are seven types of foods to help control blood sugar, spare you from boredom, and stave off hunger.
Video: Is There a Special Diet for Diabetes?
What’s the best meal plan to manage your blood sugar?
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.
Slideshows & Images
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.
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.
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.