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Diabetes Meal Plans
Once you have been diagnosed with diabetes, it is important to make the necessary lifestyle changes. Diabetes meal plans are probably the most important new change you will need to implement into your daily life.
Diabetes Meal Plans
Having diabetes means that you will have to change the way you eat and what you eat. It can be difficult to adjust to a new dietat first but having a meal plan will give you a road map for changing the way that you eat.
Generally speaking, after you have been diagnosed with diabetes your doctor will refer you to a dietician who will help you with a meal plan.
What Can I Eat
The American Diabetes Association also has a section on its website called What Can I Eat. This section is an excellent resource for learning about the types of foods you will want to include in your meal plan.
Where to Find Recipes
There are a few wonderful websites that can provide you with diabetic recipes of all kinds from breakfast to desserts. This site has hundreds of diabetic recipes.
The American Diabetes Association is another great resource. In addition to recipes, it has a section of cookbooks for sale. Part of the proceeds go to diabetes research.
Whether you have had diabetes for years or a few days it is important to eat the right foods in the correct amounts to keep your diabetes under control. It is always best if you can sit down ahead of time and plan out a weeks worth of diabetes meal plans so that you are always prepared.
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