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Diet & Nutrition

3-Day Food Diary

If your child has diabetes, you can use this printable sheet to record what he or she eats over a 3-day period.

About Recipes for Kids With Diabetes

These recipes were created for kids with diabetes, but can be enjoyed by anyone looking for nutritious meals and snacks.

Breakfast on the Go

This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.

Carbohydrates and Diabetes

Making smart choices when it comes to carbs and following the diabetes care plan can help keep your child's blood sugars under control.

Carbohydrates and Sugar

Carbs are the body's most important and readily available source of energy. The key is to eat healthy ones, like whole grains, and avoid foods with added sugar.

Club Wrap

This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but would be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.

Eating Smart When Your Child Has Diabetes

Kids with diabetes don't have to follow a special diabetes diet, but they may need to pay more attention to when they eat and how much is on their plates.

Grilled Cheese and Pear Sandwich

Ever had fresh pear and cheese together? Try it in this grilled cheese recipe.

Kids and Diabetes: Healthy Eating at Restaurants

Dining out should be fun for you and your child with diabetes. The key is to find out the nutritional value of food options and keep portions healthy.

Orange Spritzer

This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.