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.
How to Count Carbs
If you are managing diabetes, get tips on how to keep track of how many carbohydrates you eat.
Best and Worst Foods for Diabetes
Making healthy food and drink choices is key to managing diabetes. Here are some guidelines for choosing the best and avoiding the worst.
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.
10 Tips for Eating Well With Diabetes
Eating a proper diet is key to gaining control over diabetes. Here are 10 tips to help you prepare healthful, diabetes-friendly dinners, even when you're pressed for time.
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.
Foods and Drinks That Can Cause Blood Sugar Swings
Sudden swings in blood sugar levels are bad for your body. Here are 4 foods and drinks to watch out for.
Carb Counting for Diabetes Made Easy
This helpful chart illustrates what 15 grams of carbs actually look like.
Diabetes-Friendly Breakfast Ideas
Start your day off on the right foot with these healthy breakfast recipes.
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: Is There a Special Diet for Diabetes?
What’s the best meal plan to manage your blood sugar?
Slideshows & Images
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: 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.
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.
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.