How to Tips to Start a Diabetes Meal Plan

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Eating with Diabetes

Eating with Diabetes

Diabetic Diagnosis: How to Read Your Numbers

Know the Numbers

According to the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Medical Care, these numbers should be used to diagnose pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. The ADA suggests everyone over age 45 be checked every three years -- especially if your body mass index (BMI) is over 25. People with a family history of diabetes should be tested at a younger age and more frequently.

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Diabetic Food Myths Busted

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Sweets or No Sweets?

Sweets or No Sweets?

Guide to Grocery Shopping: A Shopping List for Diabetes

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Guide to Healthier Grocery Shopping

Guide to Healthier Grocery Shopping

What Are Carbohydrates? A Quick Guide to Carbs

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Become a Carb Expert

Become a Carb Expert

Sugar Substitutes for Diabetics: What You Should Know

The Facts About Sugar Substitutes

Some of the most frequent questions we receive at Diabetic Living are about sugar substitutes. The topic is polarizing: some of you love them, some of you hate them. Some of you are concerned about their safety, and some of you want tips for how to use them more. For many people with diabetes, sugar substitutes -- which include artificial and natural sweeteners -- provide solutions for cutting out excess calories and carbohydrate while still being able to enjoy sweet treats.