Diabetes Diet Center

Learn how to eat better and live healthier with recipes, meal plans and articles to help you manage your diabetes deliciously every day, from EatingWell's food and nutrition experts.

Diabetes Basics

The 6 Best Proteins to Eat If You Have Diabetes, According to a Dietitian
Choosing the right protein can help keep glucose levels healthy and more consistent.
The 5 Best Healthy Fats to Eat If You Have Diabetes, According to a Dietitian
Choosing the right fats for your diabetes-friendly eating pattern can help you manage your blood sugar levels and could improve overall health. 
13 Low-Carb Diabetes-Friendly Dinners You Can Make in a Skillet
There's a common misconception that having diabetes means you need to cut out carbs, and that's not the case. But for days that you might want to lower your carb intake, these dinners are perfect choices.
6 Best Bedtime Snacks for People with Diabetes
If you have diabetes, should you have a snack before you go to bed? And if so, what should you snack on? Experts dish out the answers below.
25 Diabetes-Friendly Pasta Recipes for Dinner Tonight
Yep, you can follow a diabetes-appropriate diet and still enjoy a bowl of pasta now and again.
16 Foods & Drinks to Limit if You Have Diabetes—Plus Healthier Swaps
Swap out these popular foods and drinks for better-for-you versions to help keep your diabetes under control.

Healthy Lifestyle

Can People with Diabetes Consume Sugar?
You might assume the answer to that question is no, but what experts say should be a sweet surprise.
Frozen Mocha
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Freezing the soymilk into cubes helps chill the beverage without diluting its flavor. Maple syrup and vanilla extract provide sweetness to balance the bitterness of the coffee in this refreshing drink.
11 Diabetes-Friendly Recipes You Can Make in the Instant Pot

These diabetes-friendly recipes are simple to make and require minimal cleanup thanks to the Instant Pot.