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The Best Bread for People With Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you can find healthy bread choices by following some guidelines. Learn what you should look for and what you want to avoid. Whether you're new to diabetes or have had the conditions for many years, you may have heard that...

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Sample Diabetes 1200-Calorie Meal Plan

What can you eat on 1200 calories a day? If your doctor prescribed a 1200-calorie diabetes diet, explore a delicious meal plan to get you started. There is no one diet fits all for diabetes, and all meal plans should be individualized, but...

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Top Snack Bars for Diabetes

Finding a good snack bar can be a tricky task for someone with diabetes. Learn which bar to eat and when to curb hunger and avoid blood sugar spikes. Snack bars may be convenient, but nutritionally, they may more closely resemble a standard candy...

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The Exchange Method for Managing Diabetes

Free foods on the diabetes exchange list have less than 20 calories per serving and 5 grams of carbohydrate. Learn what foods are considered free. A key component of managing type 2 diabetes—or preventing prediabetes from progressing—is adhering...

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The Best Lunches for Diabetes

Eliminate the guesswork when it comes to lunch by making one of these delicious and easy lunch options for people with diabetes. Lunch can be a special challenge for people with diabetes: Often the midday meal is rushed—eaten on the run or at a...

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The Ultimate Diabetes Shopping List

As a person with diabetes, it is important to keep your home stocked with wholesome, colorful, and fresh foods. Here's what you need to know. Grocery shopping can feel like a major undertaking when you must stick to a diabetes-friendly eating...

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The Best Beverages for People with Diabetes

The artificial sweeteners in sugar-free​ soda have been approved by the FDA. Find out whether they should be a part of your diabetic meal plan. If you have diabetes, you're especially susceptible to dehydration. But this doesn't mean you should...

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Diabetes-Friendly Fruit Smoothies

With the right ingredients, anyone with diabetes can enjoy a creamy, delicious fruit smoothie without triggering a blood sugar spike. Fruit smoothies are convenient, quick, and easy to make. They also can be nutrition powerhouses—or sugar bombs....

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