Diabetes and Diet

There is no one diet for all people with diabetes, but there is a "recipe" for eating healthfully that is similar to recommendations for heart health, cancer prevention and weight management.

Whether you have been diagnosed with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes, to successfully manage the disease you need to understand how foods and nutrition affect your body.

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    Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD

    We know that some foods have the capacity to suppress inflammation, but it's unclear how often and how much is needed for this benefit. Read More

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    Are You Covered?

    For individuals living with diabetes, seeking treatment and having access to nutritional care is vital to monitor and treat the disease. Read More

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    Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD

    Regular, moderate exercise can prevent, reduce or slow complications of diabetes. But what about more intense physical activity with endurance sports such as marathons or triathlons? Read More

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    Understanding Diabetes

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    Diabetes is a condition that affects how your body uses energy in the form of glucose from food. Diabetes cannot be cured but it can be successfully treated. Read More