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Learn about diabetes diets with articles, meal plans and recipes from EatingWell and Diabetic Living's food and nutrition experts.
 

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This Good-For-You Make-Ahead Tailgate Menu Will Make You the Real MVP

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The secret to a satisfying tailgate is to plan (and cook!) ahead.

A Delicious Holiday Dinner Menu & How to Turn Leftovers into an Easy Next-Day Brunch

Staying healthy during the holidays while still enjoying classic, delicious dishes is more possible than you may think. In this healthy holiday meal plan, we set you up with an impressive dinner menu plus a next-day brunch menu to keep the good times rolling. Dinner comes in under 800 calories (including dessert) and brunch clocks in right under 600 calories, which is pretty impressive given that the average American holiday meal adds up to be over 3,000 calories per serving—yikes!

Your Diabetes Holiday Survival Guide

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Sick Day Plan: Dealing with Colds and Flu When You Have Diabetes

The cold-and-flu season is upon us and, let's face it, it's no fun for anyone. But these winter months can be particularly perilous for people with diabetes.

"When you have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, your immune system is less able to fight infections," explains David Lam, M.D., associate director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center in New York City. As a result, you're more likely to get sick—and to suffer complications from what otherwise might be a garden-variety case of the sniffles.

Why You Should See a Certified Diabetes Educator

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Ever feel overwhelmed with diabetes, frustrated with your numbers, or confused about what you can and can't eat? That's where diabetes educators come in. Diabetes educators can help you gain the knowledge and skills needed to manage the disease, help you set goals, and then provide you with the support you need to reach them.

A certified diabetes educator (CDE) can be a nurse, dietitian, pharmacist, or social worker who works with you one-on-one or in a group setting to help you:

Tips to Make a Diabetic-Friendly Salad

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Size Up Salad Bar Serving Spoons

Size Up Salad Bar Serving Spoons

Easy & Practical Tips for Counting Carbs Accurately

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Count Carbs More Accurately

Count Carbs More Accurately