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Food & Diet

Reviewed by Nicholas Yozamp, MD, Washington University in St. Louis

Eating a nutritious, balanced diet and moderating the amount of food you eat are very helpful in controlling your diabetes. The NIH recommends vegetables, fruit, whole grains, protein, and dairy (low or fat-free). Foods containing lots of salt, saturated fat, trans fat, and too many carbohydrats (carbs) should be avoided. Get recipes, tricks, advice, and nutritional information here.

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This is the Caretalk Type 2 Diabetes Community.

We are an open, medically-reviewed community of doctors, researchers, clinicians, patients, advocates, caregivers, and family members who share knowledge to improve heath and research in Type 2 Diabetes.