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Eating healthy food is important for everyone. For people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and obesity, nutrition plays an even greater role in managing day-to-day health.

For those with diabetes, food can be especially tricky – it can be hard to know how a particular food might affect your blood sugar. But, food can also be key to keeping you healthy and keeping your blood sugar levels in range.

Unfortunately, everyone’s body is different and there is no easy answer to the question of what to eat with diabetes. You’ll have to find a way of eating that is healthy for you and fits who you are and your lifestyle.

Here you’ll find all sorts of articles on healthy eating, including how food might affect glucose levels, recommendations and strategies, and delicious recipes.

Effective tips for surviving food-focused gatherings, defeating stress, cooking smart, sneaking in exercise, and optimizing sleep. Plus, clever recipes and great book...
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A restaurant mistake and four lessons I’m taking away from it…
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Learn what ketones are, how they are measured, and what to do with the information
Simple steps you can take to reduce your risk for heart failure. Plus, how to work with your health professional to manage it once you’ve been diagnosed.
Diabetes UK released their 2018 nutrition guidelines for people with diabetes and prediabetes. What would diaTribe hope to see added to these guidelines?
How I order at almost every restaurant, why it works for my diabetes, and 10 recent restaurant meals I’ve eaten
What readers have taught me in the past year about living better with diabetes
Overcoming the “thinking BIG” trap when starting new diabetes habits or doing anything hard
Geisinger’s Fresh Food Farmacy provides a “prescription” for healthy food to people with type 2 diabetes who are food insecure; plus, a Q&A with Geisinger
What factors matter most ? Where do I focus effort? How do I use “ripple effects” and “IFTTT” (If This, Then That) thinking? How do I avoid getting frustrated?
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Physicians, diabetes educators, and research scientists share their own health bright spots in food and exercise, technology, and more
Adding 20 new factors, a whole new category on behavior and decisions, and research on unexpected things that impact blood sugar and diabetes
A unique mindset to resist tempting foods, including in peer-pressured group settings
“Adam, what do you eat when you’re on a plane?” My six go-to strategies from hundreds of flights and airports
How to overcome the most frustrating diabetes landmine
Best-selling author on why he believes “calories in-out” is not an explanation for obesity, why we need better science, and nutrition recommendations for people with...
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