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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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Justine shares her experience using intermittent fasting to keep her morning blood sugars in range and to feel better all day long Continue Reading »

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The diaTribe team attended the 2020 ADA 80th Scientific Sessions to share several of the greatest highlights from the virtual conference! Continue Reading »

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Check out the second day highlights from ADA’s virtual 80th Scientific Sessions – including new insights on Farxiga for diabetes prevention, soda taxes, the gut microbiome and type 1 diabetes, and more! Continue Reading »

diaTribe’s community manager Cherise Shockley interviewed Karen Washington, one of the stars in the PBS documentary Blood Sugar Rising, about her work to make healthy foods accessible and her vision for the future Continue Reading »

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