Table 2.


Choose My Plate (2019)


Eat Out, Eat Well

Hope S. Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE
Your go-to resource for assembling healthy meals in just about any type of restaurant, from fast food to upscale dining and ethnic cuisines.
Order from: The American Diabetes Assn., www​, 1-800-232-6455

The CalorieKing Calorie, Fat & Carbohydrate Counter 2018

Find nutrition facts from your favorite brands and chain restaurants
Order from: www​ or

What Can I Eat? The Diabetes Guide to Healthy Food Choices 2nd Edition

A 28-page guide for planning meals and making the best food choices. Includes carb counting, glycemic index, plate method, eating out, meals/snack ideas, best food choices and more
Order from: The American Diabetes Assn., Inc. www​, 1-800-232-6455

Eating Healthy with Diabetes, 5th Edition

Picture cues for portion sizes and color codes for food types teach how to put together a healthy diet plan to manage diabetes
Order from: The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. www​ or the American Diabetes Assn., Inc.

Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy & Healthy Portions Meal Measure

Meet your health and nutrition goals with healthy diabetes meal plans, shopping strategies and our handy portion control guide.
Order from: The American Diabetes Association, www​, 800-232-6455

Diabetes Place Mat Kit for People with Diabetes

Order from: NCES Health & Nutrition Information Catalog- Available in Spanish https://www​.ncescatalog​.com/NCES-MyPlacemat-for-Diabetes​_p_1103.html OR
School Health Corporation https://www​.schoolhealth​.com/nutrition-place-mat-for-diabetes

The Complete Month of Meals Collection, 2017

Available from: or American Diabetes Association, 1-800-232-6455; www​

Choose Your Foods: Food Lists for Diabetes

Order from: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics OR American Diabetes Associations;
www​ OR http://shopdiabetes​.org or
Available in Spanish

Diabetes Food Hub www​

A website available on the American Diabetes Association site that has meal planning, grocery lists, recipes, menus and healthy substitutions. Section in Spanish available.

The Complete Guide to Carb Counting

American Diabetes Association 4th edition
Has all the expert information you need to practice carb counting, whether you’re learning the basics or trying to master more advanced techniques.
Order from American Diabetes Association, http://shopdiabetes​.org or

Diabetes and Carb Counting for Dummies 1st Edition

Sherri Shafer, RD, CDE
Provides essential information on how to strike a balance between carb intake, exercise, and diabetes medications while making healthy food choices. — Covering the latest information on why carb counting is important for Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes.
Available at
The resources listed above are a sampling of the many available, primarily from the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Diabetes Association. There are several other organizations and websites which have educational materials available for persons with diabetes. A few which should be mentioned with their websites include:
--------Diabetes Care and Education (www​ sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, has a good list of diabetes resource websites
--------Joslin Diabetes Center (www​
--------National Diabetes Education Program (; www​
--------Many pharmaceutical companies also have free nutrition education materials which can be obtained for persons with diabetes.

From: Nutritional Recommendations for Individuals with Diabetes

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