Heath Tip: Dining Out If You Have Diabetes
The American Diabetes Association suggests how to make eating out safer while you're watching your glucose levels:
- Make a reservation for your usual mealtime. If the restaurant doesn't take reservations, avoid crowded restaurants that typically have a long wait, or go earlier.
- Always travel with a few crackers, in case the meal is delayed.
- If your meal is going to be late, eat a fruit orstarchat your usual mealtime. Then eat the full meal at the later hour.
- Talk with your doctor about what to do if you eat meals at varied times.
Posted: September 2017