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Health Tip: Diabetes and Dessert

-- Most diabetics can eat an occasional dessert, but moderation is key, the American Diabetes Association says.

It offers these suggestions to help diabetics enjoy desserts safely:

  • Try fresh fruits, especially those in season.
  • Adjust pie and cobbler recipes to include less sugar and fat.
  • Cut down on carbohydrates as much as possible.
  • Allow yourself only a very small portion of dessert.
  • Keep sweets only for special occasions.
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Posted: November 2008