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WellCare/American Diabetes Association Diabetes Resources

WellCare has partnered with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to help our members living with diabetes thrive! This partnership offers educational support and content to help manage diabetes, through food and healthy eating. Explore what we have to have offer to get the most of your diabetes care. Access ADA’s diabetes food hub ®, meal plans, budget-friendly recipes and much more!

From the nutrition experts at the American Diabetes Association, Diabetes Food Hub® is the premier food and cooking destination for people living with diabetes.

Watch how to use the Food Hub

Resources

  • Diabetes Food Hub ® – How to Use
  • Meal Plan - Budget Friendly
  • Meal Plan - Latin Foods
  • Meal Plan – Southern Style Foods

Diabetes Health Education Articles

  • Balancing eating, exercise and insulin
  • Can diabetes symptoms develop suddenly?
  • Can I drink alcohol if I take metformin?
  • Does insulin need to be kept in the refrigerator?
  • How the body uses carbohydrates, proteins and fats
  • How to lower blood sugar quickly
  • How type 2 diabetes progresses
  • Injections: Is this bump under my skin normal?
  • Vision loss and diabetes
  • What can I do about numbness and pain in my feet and legs?
  • Which foods have carbs?

Diabetes Resources


More than a collection of delicious, diabetes-friendly recipes, Diabetes Food Hub provides solutions to daily meal-planning challenges.

You can use this meal plan as a starting point for building your own custom meal plan on Diabetes Food Hub.

You can use this meal plan as a starting point for building your own custom meal plan on Diabetes Food Hub.

You can use this meal plan as a starting point for building your own custom meal plan on Diabetes Food Hub.

What you need to know about using alcohol when taking metformin to lower blood sugar.

Common situations that can affect dosage and timing

If your blood sugar level is high, there are things you can do to bring it down fast.

To eat healthier, it helps to understand how your body processes the foods you eat.

Depending on what type of diabetes you have, you may begin having symptoms quickly or have none at all.

Make smart food choices when counting carbohydrates to control blood sugar (blood glucose).

How to avoid lumps, bumps and knots when administering insulin

What you should know about how to store insulin safely.

How to manage symptoms of neuropathy and nerve damage

Why you may need more medication over time

How to detect and treat vision loss from diabetic eye disease

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Last Updated On: 6/11/2021
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