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Healthy Eating

Collaborating with a diabetes care and education specialist, registered dietitian-nutritionist and others on your healthcare team to formulate a plan that fits your personal preferences and health needs can assist you to:

  • Set realistic, achievable healthy eating goals
  • Consider different healthy eating options
  • Develop a meal plan that fits you
  • Learn about appropriate portions/serving sizes
  • Understand the Nutrition Facts Label to make healthy choices
  • Know your carbohydrate foods and portions to avoid blood glucose spikes or drops
  • Be aware of sodium and saturated/trans-fat content of foods/beverages
  • Adjust meal plan for physical activity, holidays and travel