Health Tip: Dieticians Can Help Diabetics

(HealthDay News) -- Controlling your diet is an important part of managing diabetes, and working with a registered dietician (R.D.) can help.

The American Diabetes Association says an R.D. can help you:

  • Learn how to balance activity and the foods you eat.

  • Learn to read food labels and make the best choices.

  • Create a daily meal plan.

  • Plan for special events and dining out.

  • Learn to incorporate ethnic foods into your diet.

  • Understand how to make healthy substitutions and find helpful cookbooks.

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