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Sugar-Smart Swaps

Upgrade your meals (and cut calories!) with these super-filling trade-offs.  Read More

Small but Steady Dietary Changes Are Best

If you have type 2 diabetes you can never look at food in exactly the same way again  Read More

Why Carbohydrates Are So Important in Diabetes

About 90% end up as glucose, so they have a big impact on blood sugar  Read More

How to Count Carbohydrates

If you have diabetes, one method you can use to control blood sugar is carbohydrate-counting. Carbohydrates are one-third of the dietary triumvirate (in addition to protein and fat) that keeps your body in tip-top shape. Read More

How to Snack if You Have Type 2 Diabetes

The trick is knowing which foods make a good snack  Read More

8 Tips for Controlling Portion Sizes

Limiting portions can help you lose weight Read More

How to Get More Fiber if You Have Diabetes

It takes time to digest fiber, which slows the release of glucose into your blood Read More

Type 2 Diabetes and Alcohol: Proceed With Caution

Alcohol usually causes blood sugar to drop, but it can raise it too Read More

Artificial Sweeteners and Type 2 Diabetes

You don't have to use them, but they can help cut calories Read More

How One Woman Fights Diabetes Diet Boredom

Seveda makes a conscious effort to find tasty food that fits her meal plan Read More

I Lost 100 Pounds After a Diabetes Diagnosis

"I used to eat 3,000 to 4,000 calories a day, with a liter of Coke and lots of junk food" Read More
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Eat These Foods and Fight Diabetes

About 24 million Americans are believed to have diabetes, and nearly 6 million don’t know it. Another 57 million are thought to have prediabetes, a condition that boosts risks for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. What quick tricks can you try to avoid prediabetes and the real thing—or help treat either condition? Scientists have hit on three new techniques.  View slideshow
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5 Healthy Snacks for People With (or Without!) Diabetes

When your stomach starts to rumble, you need a snack that can curb your hunger without blowing your blood sugar.  View slideshow
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Diabetes-Friendly Desserts

A diabetes diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up sweets. Try these decadent desserts that modify your favorite recipes into treats that fit your diet. View slideshow
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20 Tasty Diabetic-Friendly Recipes

Anyone, diabetic or not, will enjoy this collection of recipes with a perfect dish for every course.  View slideshow

Tasty Diabetic-Friendly Recipes

Indulge in these diabetic-friendly dishes. Read More
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8 Tips for Controlling Portion Sizes

Learning what a portion size actually is and consuming that amount is tricky. Here's how to get started. View slideshow
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How to Count Carbs in 10 Common Foods

Carbohydrates are sugar-based molecules found in many foods, from cookies to cantaloupes. Planning your daily carb intake can help keep blood sugar on an even keel and cut the risk of complications.  View slideshow

Your 31-Day Eat-More-Veggies Plan

You know you should eat truckloads of veggies. But be honest: Do you? Here’s how to get more. Read More