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.
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.
Your Guide to Eating During Pregnancy With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
When you’re pregnant with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you need to get the right nutrients for your baby and keep your blood sugar stable. Learn what to eat and avoid.
10 Diabetes Diet Myths
WebMD debunks 10 common myths about diabetes and diet.
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.
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 to Eat on the Go With Type 2 Diabetes
When you're running around, healthy eating can get tricky if you're trying to keep your blood sugar levels in check. Learn how to find diabetes-friendly items when you're away from home.
Grocery Shopping for Diabetes
Tips and tricks for filling your cart with diabetes-friendly food.
Carb Counting for Diabetes Made Easy
This helpful chart illustrates what 15 grams of carbs actually look like.
Video: Is There a Special Diet for Diabetes?
What’s the best meal plan to manage your blood sugar?
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?
How Does My Diet Affect Diabetes?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about the link between diabetes and your diet.
How Much Exercise Is Good for Diabetes?
C. Ronald Kahn, MD, talks about how much exercise is needed to help control diabetes.
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: 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.
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.