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.
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.
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.
Meal Planning for Pregnant Women With Diabetes
Your diet for diabetes needs to be modified when you are pregnant. The total calories you need are based on your prepregnancy weight, age, activity level, and whether you are carrying more than one fetus. Your calorie needs:Remain the same during the first trimester (weeks 1 through 12) as they were before pregnancy; however, you may need extra calories if you have nausea, vomiting, or a low ...
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.
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: 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.