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Updated on January 8, 2011

Are you looking for tips that can help you enjoy delicious foods while effectively managing diabetes?

Recognizing the unique food information needs of individuals who are living with diabetes, Merck has developed the website as a free online resource for those who are looking for ways to make wise food choices that will help them effectively manage their conditions while enjoying tasty meals and snacks at home and while dining out.

The website also provides a wealth of beneficial dietary information and tips for those who don’t have diabetes – and who want to keep it that way.

A Preview What You’ll Find on

The website is filled with useful information written in a manner that makes it easy for consumers to understand and apply. The site focuses on providing visitors with everything they need to know about the principles of healthy eating as relevant to a diabetic diet and tips to make appropriate food choices at home and in restaurants.

Examples of the informative sections you’ll find on this website include:

Suggestions for Stocking your Pantry

Before you can start following a diabetic diet at home, you have to make sure that your kitchen is fully stocked with the healthful food items and tools that you need to meet your nutritional needs following an appropriate diet. Visit the Transforming Your Kitchen link for expert advice on what types of staples and cooking tools can help make it easy to follow an appropriate eating plan.

Selection of 100 Healthy Recipes

The MerckDiabetes website features a selection of 100 recipes appropriate for a diabetic diet, including the delicious Butterscotch Walnut Brownie recipe pictured with this article. Visit the 100 Healthy Recipes link to find instructions for preparing delicious, healthy dishes that all of your friends and family are sure to enjoy, whether they are following a diabetic diet or not.

Tips for Following a Diabetic Diet when Dining Out

The site provides a wealth of information designed to help people living with diabetes, as well as those who are following a diabetic diet as a preventive or weight management strategy, make wise choices when eating in restaurants. Since dining out is a regular part of life for many people, it’s certainly beneficial for anyone who wants to follow a healthy eating plan to learn how to select the most beneficial menu items when eating in restaurants. On this website, you’ll find ordering tips, information about portion control and strategies for tracking what you are eating. Visit the Dining Out link to learn more.

Visit Yourself to Learn More

If you’re living with diabetes or taking proactive steps to try to keep from developing this disease later in life by following a diabetic diet, you’re sure to find to be an invaluable resource.


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  • pmccray profile image


    7 years ago from Utah

    I've had a brother, nephew and maternal grandmother lost to this horrid disease it's heart warming to know that so much has been done in the treatment. Excellent and knowledgeable hub, voted up, marked useful and shared.

  • GusTheRedneck profile image

    Gustave Kilthau 

    7 years ago from USA

    mg - Merck has a number of information-rich websites. For example, you can review the famous and authoritative "Merck Manuals" at .

    Gus :-)))


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