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Eating Out Tips for People with Diabetes

Last updated 4 years ago

Individuals with diabetes should work closely with a dietitian and other members of their care team to learn how to adhere to a healthy meal plan that won’t result in blood sugar spikes. If you have diabetes, it’s important to pay attention to portion size. Ask for a takeout box and place half of a large portion size in it before you even begin eating. Scrutinize the menu and select foods that are grilled, baked, broiled, or poached, and avoid fried foods.

You can learn more helpful tips for dining out with diabetes by watching this video. The expert in the clip offers some suggestions for navigating fast food options and interacting with a restaurant’s waitstaff.

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