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Healthy Snacks for Kids with Diabetes

Healthy Snacks for Kids with Diabetes

April 01, 2003
What are the best snacks for your child with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes? A diabetes expert shares her ideas for go-to snacks that you can make sure to always have on hand.

Cooking with Diabetes Tip: Use Olive Oil

January 01, 2003
Olive oil is an excellent way to add flavor to a dish while watching the nutritional content (which is important for people with diabetes).
What You Need to Know About Cooking With Sugar Substitutes

What You Need to Know About Cooking With Sugar Substitutes

Yes you can eat sugar if you have diabetes—as long as it fits into your total carbohydrate allowance for the day. Using sweeteners is one way to satisfy your sweet tooth without adding a lot of extra carbs.
December 01, 2002
Learn more about using sugar substitutes when baking to satisfy your sweet tooth and keep your blood sugar from spiking.

Diabetes-friendly Recipes for Kids: Comfort Foods

Macaroni and Cheese, Chicken Nuggets, and Enchiladas
September 01, 2002
Perfect for your kid with diabetes: Learn how to make diabetes-friendly comfort foods, such as macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets, and enchiladas.

Herb and Spice Chart

June 01, 2002
Article provides a handy list of herbs and spices to keep around the kitchen to help you boost the flavor of diabetes-friendly meals.

Diabetes and Counting Carbs

How to Count Carbs to Better Manage Blood Glucose Levels
May 01, 2002
Counting carbs is just one way of managing your food intake when you have diabetes. Article includes sample food log to help you track carbs.

Breakfast Ideas for Kids with Diabetes

February 01, 2002
It's very important that children with diabetes not skip breakfast since after not eating all night, their blood glucose (blood sugar) may be low. Article includes diabetic breakfast ideas to help children with diabetes start off the day right.

Diabetic Pantry: Foods to Stock Up On

April 01, 2001
Cooking healthy, fresh, and flavorful meals takes a bit of planning, whether you have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. Take this list with you to grocery store to make sure you're prepared.

Type 2 Diabetes: Estimating Portion Sizes

Quick Tips for Controlling Serving Sizes
August 01, 2000
Estimating portion sizes is an important skill for people with type 2 diabetes. Read this article for tips on determining appropriate portions.

Food Safety Tips for Diabetes

July 01, 2000
Food safety is just as important as eating healthy when it comes to type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes.