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Eating Out When You Have Diabetes

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With planning and thoughtful choices, you can follow your meal plan for diabetes when you eat away from home, such as at a party or restaurant. You can find ways to limit your portions and pick healthy choices from the menu. It's also important to be aware of how much carbohydrate you are eating. Most fast-food restaurants have information about the carbohydrates, calories, sodium, and fat in their food.

Here are some tips for eating out.

Managing carbohydrate

Credits for Eating Out When You Have Diabetes

Current as of: April 13, 2022

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Rhonda O'Brien MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
Colleen O'Connor PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian

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