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Nutrition and Weight Loss for Type 2 Diabetes

Nutrition and weight management are key to managing type 2 diabetes. Find tips for weight loss, meal timing, carbohydrate counting, portions, and more.

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no-cook sweet treats
9 No-Cook Sweet Treats for People With Diabetes
woman eating salad
Dietary Management of Diabetes and Kidney Disease
Glass of Greek yogurt with berries
The Best Yogurt for People With Diabetes
Preparing Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese
Is Dreamfields Pasta Really Low-Carb?
Deep-Fried French Fries
Unhealthy Food Choices for People With Diabetes
aspartame definition, uses, safety
5 Best Sugar Substitutes for People With Type 2 Diabetes
Oranges and pomegranate
What Fruit Can You Eat If You Have Diabetes?
Splenda packets
Is Splenda Safe for People with Diabetes?
ginseng root on plate
Effects of Ginseng on Blood Sugar
Glucerna Nutrition Shake
Review of Glucerna Nutritional Shakes for Diabetes
Beautiful mature woman preparing lemon juice at home
Using Lemons as a Folk Remedy for Diabetes
Vegetable platter
A List of Starchy Vegetables and Tips for Enjoying Them
Cinnamon in two forms: sticks and powder
Does Cinnamon Help Manage Diabetes?
Bowl of grapefruit, blackberries, and strawberries
Eating Fruit When You Have Diabetes
oatmeal and fruit
What to Know About Simple vs Complex Carbohydrates
Window of the Weight Watchers Store
Preventing Diabetes With Weight Watchers
breakfast cereal
Eating Cereal for Breakfast When You Have Diabetes
A close-up view of wheat.
Soluble and Insoluble Fiber: What You Need to Know
Bowl of plantains
Calories and Nutritional Value of Plantains
vegetables
Load Up On Non-Starchy Vegetables
Woman measuring her waist
What Your Waist Size Says About Your Health Risks
Keto salmon salad
What You Should Know About Keto-Adaptation
Mesquite flour on a wooden spoon
Benefits of Mesquite Flour for Type 2 Diabetes
Family taking a break from hiking, Glacier Express Restaurant, Upper Tram Terminal, Alyeska Resort, Mt. Alyeska, Girdwood, Alaska, USA
Healthier Fast-Food Choices for the Diabetic
Woman eating cake, eyes closed, close-up
What Food Types Cause High Triglycerides?
Agave syrup
Is Agave Nectar Healthy for People With Diabetes?
Sugar-free vegan candies
Is Sugar-Free Candy a Healthy Choice?
Grain Bowl with Peanut Sauce
How to Be a Vegetarian With Type 2 Diabetes
High protein no carb meal
A High Protein-High Fat Breakfast Can Help Reduce A1C
Family outside enjoying a meal together
Why People With Diabetes Should Avoid Meal Skipping
Close-Up Of Eggplant In Plate On Table
Eggplant Is a Low Carb Option for People With Diabetes
Picture of Pineapple
Can People With Diabetes Eat Pineapple?
Young woman exercising in the house
Diabetes Strength and Fitness Workout Program
Various foods rich in carbohydrate. Bread, crisp bread,, lentils, beans, potatoes, corn, rice, soya beans, potatoes, pulses, noodles, oat flakes
Glycemic Index Chart for Common Foods
Fresh organic spinach
Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Diet: Pros, Cons, and How It Works
bananas as a snack
Easy Healthy Snacks for Diabetes and Weight Loss
Apple Sauce Is a Soft Food
Gastroparesis: What to Eat for Better Management
High Angle View Of Chicken And Rice In Plate Against White Background
Type 2 Diabetes Diet
Foods rich in protein
How Much Protein Should a Person with Diabetes Eat?
Young woman carries a shopping basket filled with fresh produce
Healthy Swaps for Eating on a Diabetes Diet
Friends enjoying meal in cafe, cropped
11 Tips for Eating Out With Diabetes
A variety of gift basket ideas
Diabetes-Friendly Food and Beverage Gift Basket Ideas
gluten-free diabetes diet
What to Expect If You're Gluten-Free and Have Diabetes
Foods to avoid when you have diabetes
Foods to Avoid When You Have Diabetes
Woman holding Mobile phone with food diary app
An Overview of Carb Counting
Top view of wholegrain and cereal composition shot on rustic wooden table.
How Many Carbs Are Right for Me: Managing Diabetes
A food diary.
Crafting a Meal Plan for People With Type 2 Diabetes
Cucumber water
Is Sugar-Free Soda the Best for Diabetes?
Fresh Baked Bread On Table
The Best Bread for People With Diabetes
Keto, ketogenic diet, low carb, high good fat , healthy food
Using the Ketogenic Diet to Manage Diabetes
crackers with peanut butter
Sample Diabetes-Friendly 1400-Calorie Meal Plan
Strawberry chicken salad
Sample Diabetes-Friendly 1600-Calorie Meal Plan
Woman having an healthy delicious breakfast at home with yogurt, cereals and fresh fruit, she is picking a blueberry
How to Create Delicious, Diabetes-Friendly Desserts
Healthy veggie omelet
What to Eat for Breakfast When You Have Diabetes
handful of almonds
The Diabetes Exchange Diet's List of Free Foods
MyPlate nutrition guideline
My Plate Method and What It Means for Diabetics
woman shopping in a grocery store
Optimizing Your Diabetes Grocery Shopping List
Ingredients in a cookie
Comfort Food Recipe Swaps for Diabetes
baby carrots and hummus
20 Diabetes-Friendly Snacks Under 200 Calories
Full Homemade Thanksgiving Dinner
Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving Dinner With Diabetes