Pharmacy Times

Hold the Stuffing: Making Thanksgiving Healthier for Individuals with Diabetes

Author: Kate H. Gamble, Senior Editor

For individuals with diabetes, the holiday season can present several challenges—particularly when it comes to Thanksgiving, a day that often that seems to revolve around eating.

However, although staying on track during holiday gatherings may be difficult, there are steps that can be taken to successfully manage diabetes on Thanksgiving. The key, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), is to plan ahead and make small changes wherever possible.

Below are suggestions from the ADA designed to help make the holiday more enjoyable for individuals with diabetes: For those who are traveling, the CDC offers the following tips:
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