A healthy diet is central to the management of diabetes. When you have diabetes you have to know a lot about food because food affects your blood sugar, your body weight, and your heart health. This section is one of the most important on the site.
In this section, you will learn about:
- Understanding Food:
Know which foods have carbohydrate, protein and fat – and how to choose a balanced diet.
- Understanding Carbohydrates:
How to count carbohydrates to control your blood sugar.
- Understanding Fats and Oils:
How to choose healthy fats and oils.
- Understanding Protein:
How to make protein choices in your diet.
- Diabetes and Alcohol:
Understanding alcohol safety.
- Heart Health:
How to have a heart healthy lifestyle.