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Diabetes-Friendly Desserts

Sweets That Are Kind to Your Blood Sugar

Sweets That Are Kind to Your Blood Sugar

Desserts aren’t off the menu when you have diabetes — in fact, no food is completely off limits. The keys are knowing how treats affect your blood sugar and using that information to make smart choices. It helps if your chosen desserts have other health benefits (yes, dessert can be good for you!). Read on for ways to satisfy your sweet tooth without sabotaging your blood sugar.

By Paula Ford-Martin, MA. Published February 24, 2015. Paula is an award-winning health writer, editor, and author of more than a dozen books, including The Everything Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes.
Reviewed by Shira Goldenholz, MD, MPH on December 8, 2014.