Tips for Dining Out

Healthy menu choices for diabetics.

Andrea Markowitz, Ph.D.

HealthKey.com contributor

November 11, 2009


Just because you're on a diabetes diet doesn't mean you have to give up eating out. Know what menu items to select and important questions to ask your server.

Focus on What You Can Eat

Eating out is easiest when you chose a restaurant that features low-calorie, heart-healthy and diabetic-friendly choices right on the menu. (Heart-healthy dishes are also diabetic-friendly.) But you can enjoy a diabetic-friendly meal at almost any restaurant.