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Smart Snacking Ideas for People with Diabetes

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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About The Author

Amy L. Poetker Amy L. Poetker
Amy Poetker is a licensed and registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator with a master's degree in dietetics. Amy, who has spent most of her career working in diabetes education, is dedicated to the treatment of that disease and the prevention of related complications. See all of Amy's articles.

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