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2. Ignore Old Wives Tales
It’s a commonly held misconception that diabetics need to buy special “diabetic” food products and should avoid eating any sweet foods like cake and chocolate.
While it’s sensible to keep these empty calories for the occasional treat, no foods are actually banned. Yes – you can have your cake and eat it!
However, your doctor or healthcare provider might strongly encourage you to avoid these foods as much as possible if you are significantly overweight or struggling to maintain control!
Although diabetic foot problems may not immediately spring to mind, for reasons to control your sugar, they should be at the top of your list of concerns.