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13 Carb-Controlled Snacks

Smart Snacking Ideas for People with Diabetes

-- By Amy Poetker, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator

Eating with diabetes can be challenging at first, but a little bit of knowledge and preparation will help you get used to making smarter snack choices in no time. Here are 13 diabetes-friendly snack ideas to incorporate into your meal plan. Don't forget to ''Pin,'' ''Like,'' or ''Tweet'' this graphic to share with your friends and family!

Note: Before you start using this list, make sure you understand the basics of eating with diabetes. These resources will help you along your journey:

Spark*D Free Diabetes Management Program
Eating with Diabetes: Smart Snacking
Eating Well with Type 2 Diabetes
Carbohydrate-Counting Chart for People with Diabetes




For more specific information or help, talk to your health care provider. The American Diabetes Association's National Call Center also offers live advice from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday at 1-800-DIABETES or 1-800-342-2383.

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