Diabetes Diet Articles

Avoid These 3 Summer Nutrition Hazards

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. 4 Comments

Keep these things in mind all the time, but especially during hot weather.

8 Taboo Foods with Health Benefits

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. 11 Comments

Some foods that you may think are off-limits have health benefits. See if yours made the cut.

5 Reasons Fruit Is a Healthy Choice

By Amy Reeder, MS, RD, CDE 2 Comments

Yes, fruits contain sugar, but they also contain nutrients that are very healthy and beneficial, even for someone with diabetes.

Diabetic Diet: The Skinny On Natural Sweetener Swerve

By Kate Cornell 16 Comments

Looking for a sugar replacement that doesn’t have an after taste, and won’t spike your blood sugar?.

The Mental Game of Food: 5 Tips to Gain the Upper Hand

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Food is a way of making a connection when the words don’t come so easily. But if your family members know you are diabetic, why are they encouraging — or pushing — you to eat…

Carb Counting is a Limited Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

If you think carbohydrate counting has its limitations in diabetes therapy, you may be on to something.

Try Chromium for Better Glucose Control

By Kate Cornell 3 Comments

Chromium is yet another trace mineral that has been linked to better glucose control. Here are some foods that contain chromium:

Low Glycemic Foods Help Heart and Blood Sugar

By sloane 1 Comment

A study showed some of the ways that eating high glycemic foods can adversely affect metabolism.

Fish Oil Helps Fight Type 2 Diabetes

By Susan Sloane 1 Comment

There's no denying the link between type 2 diabetes and heart disease. One study shows that fish oil supplements can help with both.

Foods High in Magnesium May Help Blood Sugar

By Kate Cornell 12 Comments

Here's what to eat to get more of this important mineral in your diet.

Why Is Junk Food So Addicting?

By Kate Cornell 8 Comments

As people with type 2 diabetes, one of the first things we try to do is to let go of foods that aren’t healthy: junk food.

Studies Suggest Spirulina May Help Type 2 Diabetes

By Kate Cornell 1 Comment

A recent studyconducted in India suggests that taking the supplement spirulina may help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood glucose.

Avoid These 3 Blood Sugar Pitfalls When Dining Out

By Ginger Vieira 16 Comments

Keep these three foods away from you when you're out on the town.

“You Can’t Eat That!” 7 Tips to Manage the Diabetes Food Police

By Dr GaryCA 16 Comments

There are people in your life who are going to have some extra concern about how well you are taking care of yourself. The problem is, they may also feel they have a right…

Sugarless Sweets: Diabetic-Friendly Dessert Recipes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

It's not always easy to follow your diabetes meal plan day after day, especially when a craving strikes. These delicious dessert recipes may help.

Taking Herbs with My Diabetes Medication: Is it Safe?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

Herbs, vitamins and other dietary supplements may change the actions of prescription and nonprescription drugs.