Diabetes & Food

Meal Planning

Diabetes meal plans made easy.

Timing meals to keep blood glucose levels balanced is no small task. Check out these tips to make your life easier.

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Simplify Meal Planning with the Diabetes Plate Method

The Diabetes Plate Method is the easiest way to create healthy meals that can help manage blood glucose (blood sugar). You can create perfectly portioned meals with a healthy balance of vegetables, protein, and carbohydrates—without any counting, calculating, weighing, or measuring. All you need is a plate!

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Kidney-Friendly Vegan Meal Planning

If you have diabetes and/or kidney disease and you’re curious about how a vegan diet can fit into your lifestyle, then read on for guidance on planning vegan meals that are diabetes- and kidney-friendly. 

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Low-Carb Meal Plan Ideas

If you are looking to include more low carb meals in your meal plan, we’ve rounded up some breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas, plus some everyday tips for reducing carbs.

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More Resources

Get more information on food labels, understanding how food affects your glucose levels, and learning the ins and outs of carbs.

Reading Food Labels

We’ve all had those moments in the store trying to compare food items and attempting to figure out which is best.

Food & Blood Glucose

Blood glucose highs and lows aren’t always easy to understand. Sometimes you can pinpoint a related food or activity.

Understanding Carbs

You’ve heard it all. From carb-free to low-carb, to whole and empty carbs, it’s hard to know what it all means.