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What are some good snacks for a diabetic?

My dad is diabetic and is looking for some good simple things to snack on.

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abbynzachsmommy

Asked by abbynzachsmommy at 9:02 AM on Apr. 27, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • peanut butter or cheese crackers, fruits, peanuts, cold veggies, sugar free candies.
    2wndrfl_btrflys

    Answer by 2wndrfl_btrflys at 9:07 AM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • My Dad was diabetic and he loved candy once in a while so he bought the sugar free kind.. His favorite was chocolate covered peanuts.
    Maybe this will help.... http://www.fairview.org/healthlibrary/content/aha_diabsnac_crs.htm
    4x4mum

    Answer by 4x4mum at 9:11 AM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • Great information here: http://www.daily-diabetic.com/50226711/vegan_diet_beats_standard_american_diabetic_association_diet.php
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 12:26 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • I'm diabetic. I snack on cheese sticks, hard boiled eggs, celery ribs spread with cream cheese and sprinkled with sunflower seeds or nuts, a handful of mixed nuts, cottage cheese sprinkled with sweetener and a bit of cinnamon, non fat plain yogurt with a bit of sweetener and sprinkled with a handful of All-Bran cereal, cherry tomatoes stuffed with cream cheese....none of these raise the blood sugar a significant amount like crackers or fruit would.
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 1:33 PM on Apr. 27, 2009

  • fresh fruits and veggies are always a great choice anything using peanut butter is great as well since the protein in peanut butter helps to keep blood sugars stable. Cookies made with splenda are a great treat as well! Sugar free pudding and Jello snacks are great as well. Crackers with summer sausage or deli meat and cheese are my husbands favorite. He also likes fiber one bars or chex mix bars for a treat
    humaniterian87

    Answer by humaniterian87 at 10:26 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • word of warning::::diabetic chocolate candy contains an ingredient in ex-lax,something I learned from my dad,we both are diabetics and for fathers day I baught him a box of diabetic chocolates,he told me the ingredient but I forgot the name,just look at the ingredients and you will see it, too much will give the poopoos.
    momindistress08

    Answer by momindistress08 at 11:44 PM on Apr. 29, 2009

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