Diabetes Nutrition Articles

Community Perspective: Healthy Eating Beyond Glycemic Control

By Tom Betar No Comments

Expert dietitian and award-winning author Hope Warshaw shared her advice for healthy eating and other factors to consider outside of glycemic control.

Where Are Carbs Hiding?

By Tom Betar No Comments

Monitoring your carbohydrate intake is an important aspect of diabetes management. While carbs are necessary to protect against disease and provide energy, the balance between how much insulin is in your body and the carbs…

16 Ideas on How to Eat Your Way to a Healthier Heart

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Lower your risk with these tasty changes to your daily diet.

10 Food Tips to Lower Cholesterol

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Your diet can have a huge impact on your cholesterol levels. Here are five foods to avoid and five foods to add to your diet to help lower cholesterol.

Is Your Dietitian Crazy?

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

See expert tips to find a dietitian who helps you better manage diabetes, and skip the ones who don’t.

Say Yes to Beans!

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE No Comments

There’s a lot to like about beans, especially if you have diabetes. Learn about the health benefits of beans, and how to fit more beans into your eating plan.

Chew on This: Gum and Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Ever wonder if chewing gum could be affecting your blood sugar? Jewels Doskicz, RN, explains the ins and outs of sugar and sugar-free gum.

A Guide to Coffee for People With Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 4 Comments

Can people with diabetes drink coffee? We answer this question and more in this diabetic's guide to coffee.

Do I Need More Fruits and Veggies?

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet doesn’t have to be a chore.

Tackling Halloween as an Adult With Diabetes

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Ideas for the workplace, home, and parties for a person with diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Problem Foods: Can Diabetics Eat Melons?

By Amy Reeder, MS, CDE 1 Comment

Learn how to eat melons and maintain good blood sugar control.

Lessons From a Twitter Chat: Eating With Diabetes

By Amy Campbell, MS, RD, CDE No Comments

What an expert learned from a Diabetic Connect Twitter chat can help you manage your diabetic diet and eat healthier foods you will enjoy.

Here's What That Can of Coke Is Doing to Your Body

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Drinking coke may lead to type 2 diabetes, obesity, and more.

What’s the Best Type of Milk for You?

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

The facts about soymilk, coconut milk, almond milk and more.

Drinking Safely with Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

Here's what you should know about responsible drinking with diabetes.

Getting to Know Your High-Carb and Low-Carb Vegetables

By Amy Reeder, MS, RD, CDE No Comments

Registered dietitian and CDE Amy Reeder teaches us the difference between starchy and non-starchy veggies.