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.
Carbohydrates, Fiber, and Diabetes
Learn about carbohydrate counting and fiber intake for those with diabetes.
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.
How to Count Carbs
If you are managing diabetes, get tips on how to keep track of how many carbohydrates you eat.
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.
Diabetes-Friendly Breakfast Ideas
Start your day off on the right foot with these healthy breakfast recipes.
A Going-Out Guide for People With Diabetes
Whether you're on a dinner date or spending a night out with friends, type 2 diabetes doesn't need to intrude like an unwanted guest.
Healthy Desserts for Your Diabetes Diet
Having diabetes doesn't have to mean giving up desserts. Try these healthy diabetic desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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?
Video: Is There a Special Diet for Diabetes?
What’s the best meal plan to manage your blood sugar?
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: 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.