If you have diabetes, your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high.
Following a healthy eating plan is key step in living with diabetes and preventing diabetes problems. Your health care team will help you make a healthy eating plan.
You can keep your blood glucose levels on target by
- making wise food choices
- being physically active
- taking medicines if needed
For people taking certain diabetes medicines, following a schedule for meals, snacks, and physical activity is best. However, some diabetes medicines allow for more flexibility. You'll work with your health care team to create a diabetes plan that's best for you.