A healthy diet is one of the best tools for managing diabetes. Healthy eating for people with diabetes is not much different than healthy eating for any other person. In this section you will find ideas on meal preparation, carb counting, weight management, and get motivated for exercise to help manage stress and feel great!
Properly managing your blood sugar levels and your lifestyle means you should be able to avoid diabetes-related complications down the road.
Even with a healthy diet and regular exercise, most people will need medication to optimally manage their diabetes. There are a variety of diabetes medications available to take either orally or via injection.
As someone living with diabetes, it’s important to recognize that monitoring is a vital part of diabetes management. It’s also key to delaying or preventing diabetes complications. Some monitoring tests you can do yourself, while the majority will happen at your doctor’s office or a lab.