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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.

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Alasdair Wilkins

His daily routines, goals, and biggest advice for anyone trying to lose weight.  Continue Reading »

A new bill would put limits on fast food calories, fat, and sugar in kids’ meals. Continue Reading »

FDA Nutrition Label

Take action to share your opinion on food labeling with the FDA!  Continue Reading »

Fruit

Practical advice for eating and drinking to combat childhood obesity. Continue Reading »

For once, we’ve been using a new diabetes app with regularity. It's called Meal Memory (free for Apple, Android devices), and it revolves around a super simple concept: take a picture of every meal and pair the associated pre/post-meal blood sugars to get a clear visualization of how specific meals impact blood sugars... Continue Reading »

AADE, ADA, and AND

Major organizations make it clear: diabetes education is critical! Continue Reading »

Exercise has been one of four complete gamechangers for managing my type 1 diabetes, but it can frequently be a source of confusion, frustration, exhaustion, and blood sugar unpredictability. I think this is partially why I get so many reader questions on this topic – managing blood sugars during exercise is challenging. Fortunately, it’s not impossible! Continue Reading »

Milk

Another move from northern California to combat childhood obesity. Continue Reading »

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