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Diabetes-Friendly Snacks

8 Blood Sugar-Safe Eats

8 Blood Sugar-Safe Eats

If you've been diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes (high blood sugar), you know the food you eat - along with diabetes medications, exercise, sleep patterns and more - plays a leading role in how well your blood sugar is controlled. That can make selecting the right meals and snacks seem more complicated than ever. But choosing a diabetes-friendly diet doesn't need to be overwhelming. To help you get started, check out these rules for diabetes snacking success and 8 blood sugar-friendly foods.

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By Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RD. Rachel is a New York City-based nutrition writer, educator and counselor, and owner of Nutritionista Communication + Consulting. Published May 3, 2011.
Reviewed by Nora Saul, MS, RD, LDN, CDE on April 26, 2015.