Diabetes Nutrition Articles

Can a Vegetarian Diet Help Glycemic Control?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Even though a vegetarian diet is often recommended to diabetics, it may not be the best method for controlling blood glucose

The Not-so-simple Facts about Fiber

By Jeanette Terry 9 Comments

Fiber is good for diabetes care, but within moderation. Learn more about how to eat fiber at Diabetic Connect.

Yogurt May Be Good for Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

If you're a diabetic, you might want to try grabbing a yogurt next time you are looking for a healthy snack

Eating Okra May Lower Your Blood Sugar

By Amy Reeder, MS, RD, CDE No Comments

Registered dietitian and CDE Amy Reeder discusses the benefits eating okra provides for diabetes care.

What Is Starch and How Do I Eat It?

By Amy Reeder, MS, RD, CDE No Comments

A CDE and registered dietitian helps us understand what starch is and when it is appropriate to eat for diabetes care. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Obesity a Leading Factor in Autoimmune Diseases

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Recent research has linked obesity to a wide spectrum of autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Tips for Healthier Consumption of Red Meat

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

It's an unpleasant fact of life: red meat is simply not the best thing for you.

How to Eat Fruit for Good Diabetes Control

By Amy Reeder, MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

A CDE tells us the fruits that are high and low in sugar and how to eat both while managing diabetes.

Sorting Out Artificial Sweeteners: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Find out what diabetes experts and people with diabetes think about artificial sweeteners. Learn from our educational twitter chat on the topic.

Why It’s Okay to Eat Fat

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

Don't ignore the healthy fats in your diet when managing diabetes. Learn how they can help your body at Diabetic Connect.

Diabetic Connect Chat on Twitter: What’s the Scoop on Artificial Sweeteners?

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Join the Diabetic Connect Twitter chat, tonight Nov. 19th, about artificial sweeteners featuring Amy Campbell. CDE. Chat begins at 9pm ET.

A CDE's Perspective on Cinnamon

By Amy Reeder, MS, RD, CDE No Comments

While cinnamon is still a great spice to incorporate into your diet, the supplement shouldn't replace traditional diabetes care. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

The Facts About Alcohol and Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Check out these tips about alcohol and your diabetes.

Tips for Navigating Thanksgiving with Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

The holiday season presents a unique set of food challenges to those living with diabetes.

Mustering Enough Will Power to Make It Through the Holidays

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

Use this action plan to maintain good blood sugar control this holiday season. Learn more here.

Low-carb Diet Finally Recommended for All Diabetics

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

A study conducted by top diabetes physicians suggests low-carb diets instead of low-fat diets for better blood sugar control. Read more here.