If you struggle with diabetes, then you know how time consuming it can be; always thinking about what you can and can’t eat, how many carbs you have had etc… But, it is extremely important to eat right when you have diabetes, so here is a list of some quick and healthy snacks that are perfect for everyone, especially those with diabetes. These low carb foods will help keep you energized and stabilize your blood sugar.
- Whole grain crackers topped with cottage cheese
- Peanut butter
- String cheese
- Broccoli with melted cheese
- Fresh blueberries or strawberries with low-fat plain yogurt
- Sugar snap peas
- Hard boiled eggs
- Carrot sticks
- Vegetables with hummus
- Celery with peanut butter
- Air popped pop corn (no butter)
- Apples and cheddar cheese
You can find more detailed information about these snacks here and here. Remember, diabetes affects your whole body, especially your feet. One thing to look out for is Neuropathy, which can be a very serious problem for those with diabetes. So, make sure you are seeing your podiatrist on a regular basis. Eating right, exercise, and seeing your local podiatrist are vital to keeping your feet healthy and avoiding serious foot infections.
Don’t wait to take care of your feet. Come see Dr. Evan Merrill today at Southern Oregon Foot & Ankle LLC. We want to help you with all your foot care needs. Make an appointment today by calling 541-776-3338 or by filling out our online form.