Nutrition Basics for Diabetes and Heart Health



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How should I eat if I have a family history of heart disease?
Does eating and drinking too much sugar cause diabetes?
Are sugar free desserts and soda better? And what fruit should I eat?
Are there some vegetables that raise your blood sugar?
Are some types of meat and butter better than others?
Should I track my blood sugar when I eat?


To address challenges commonly faced by people living with type 2 diabetes, American Diabetes Association created Ask the Experts Q&A, a free educational series focused on diabetes management and the relationship between diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Open to all, participants can ask their questions to diabetes experts in a live Q&A session online or on the phone. Events are currently scheduled monthly from November 14, 2018 through March 19, 2019. Register for free at, call 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383), or text EXPERTS to 828282 to sign up for the series.

Nutrition Basics for Diabetes and Heart Health: What you eat affects your heart, your blood vessels, and your blood glucose. Lower your risk of diabetes and heart related complications by learning how to balance your meals and finding the best eating plan for you.

This series is presented by Know Diabetes by Heart, a collaboration between American Diabetes Association® and American Heart Association®. Unauthorized use prohibited.