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Health Tip: Manage Diabetes During the Holidays

-- The holiday season can be difficult to navigate if you have diabetes. But with proper planning you can stay healthy, the American Diabetes Association says.

The ADA offers this advice:

  • Focus on timing. If your meal will be later than usual, eat a snack before to keep your blood sugar where it needs to be.
  • Stay active during the holiday season, to compensate for overeating.
  • Eat healthier versions of holiday foods.
  • Keep portion sizes small.
  • Eat lots of vegetables.

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Posted: December 2018

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