Health Tip: Manage Diabetes During the Holidays
(HealthDay News) -- 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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