Type 2 Diabetes

If You Have Diabetes, 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

Why Carbohydrates Are So Important in Diabetes

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

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.

8 Tips for Controlling Portion Sizes

Limiting portions can help you lose weight

How to Get More Fiber if You Have Diabetes

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

Type 2 Diabetes and Alcohol: Proceed With Caution

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

Why People With Type 2 Diabetes Need Sugar-Substitute Savvy

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

How One Woman Fights Diabetes Diet Boredom

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

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"