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Best Foods for Diabetes

Whether you're newly diagnosed or are looking for a refresher about the best foods to eat with diabetes, we have the nutrition advice you can trust. Enjoy delicious diabetic recipes, carb-counting basics, and easy diabetic snack ideas.

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Easy Ways to Make Healthy Choices

If you don’t have fresh fruits and vegetables on hand,...
If you don’t have fresh fruits and vegetables on hand, these Diabetic Living BETTER CHOICE™ bars can make a great snack substitution in a pinch. Just check the label to make sure they’re right for you.
You don’t have to avoid desserts just because you have...
You don’t have to avoid desserts just because you have diabetes—it’s normal to crave something sweet. If you don’t have time to make a healthy homemade treat, reach for one of these Diabetic Living BETTER CHOICE™ picks instead.
Fast-food restaurants aren’t ideal for a healthy meal, but...
Fast-food restaurants aren’t ideal for a healthy meal, but sometimes there’s no alternative. So how can you make the best of your quick lunch? These meals get the Diabetic Living BETTER CHOICE™ stamp—they’re all acceptable options within recommended daily limits.

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Our quick tips make roasting simple! Instructions and recipes...
Our quick tips make roasting simple! Instructions and recipes for roasting a variety of veggies make for heathy sides and meals that are easy (and fast!) to make.
Make doctor appointments easier with our appointment cheat...
Make doctor appointments easier with our appointment cheat sheet. It's your go-to guide for keeping important notes, results, and changes to your diabetes management routine before, during, and after your appointment. Fill out the first section of this cheat sheet, and bring it along to your next visit.
You're more likely to exercise regularly if you do...
You're more likely to exercise regularly if you do activities you love. Take our quick quiz to see what workouts fit best with your personality and lifestyle.
It's difficult to remember all the things you're...
It's difficult to remember all the things you're concerned about during your 10 or so minutes with a doctor. But once you lie down in bed and put your feet under the covers, it's hard to forget the tingling pain in your toes. Print this Where It Hurts Worksheet to write down when and where you feel any sort of numbness, pain, tingling, or burning. Bring the sheet to your next checkup to discuss with your health care provider.
Complete this form for yourself or your loved one so your ...
Complete this form for yourself or your loved one so your diabetes care information is handy. Share with health care providers as necessary, especially in cases of hospitalization.
What does it mean to take control of diabetes? Taking control of...
What does it mean to take control of diabetes? Taking control of diabetes means not letting diabetes control you. Diabetic Living provides the tools you need to live your best. Find helpful resources to record your numbers and keep track of target goals. Start a food journal or create a shopping list to make healthful choices from grocery aisle to dinner table. Plus, we offer charts to keep track of medications, meal plans, exercise, and much more. Go ahead! Take control now!