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How Does Eating Healthy Help In Managing Type 2?

Physical activity must be balanced with eating the right amount of healthy food so that blood sugar levels don't swing too high or too low. It's a delicate balance that you learn as you get to know your body's reactions better and better. As any dietician will tell you, healthy eating doesn't mean eating completely different foods or avoiding your favorite foods altogether, but it does mean including a variety of whole grain and low fat foods in your diet and cutting back on high calorie and high sugar foods and drinks. A dietician, nutritionist, diabetes educator or your doctor can create a meal plan for you to follow each day.

Here are some practical tips to follow:

NDEP's "Eat Healthy Foods" Tip Sheet for Kids with type 2 Diabetes has useful information.

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