Diabetes – Special Diets

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A FREE BOOKLET for Food Safety and Diabetes


Vulnerable people are not only at increased risk of contracting a foodborne illness, but are also more likely to have a lengthier illness, undergo hospitalization, or even die. People to use extra caution for include: older people, young children, pregnant women, people living with transplants, HIV/AIDS, cancer, and diabetes.

If you suspect that you could have a foodborne illness, contact your health care provider right away!

Symptoms of Foodborne Illness:

  • Usually appear 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food,
  • May occur between 30 minutes and 4 weeks later.

Symptoms include:

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (may be bloody), and abdominal pain
  • Flulike symptoms such as fever, headache, and body ache

Best Links

  • Eat Right!

    Learn to eat right is an important part of controlling your diabetes.

  • Be Prepared!

    Know what do do in an emergency.

  • Be Active!

    Ideas to stay active and staying healthy when living with diabetes.

 More Great Links for understanding and managing diabetes:

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