Are potatoes okay for diabetes? What about other types of starchy vegetables? Those are great questions, since carb-laden, starchy vegetables seem to be the opposite of the types of foods that can help lower blood sugar.
Diabetes raises your risk for heart disease. With all these links between diabetes and heart trouble, it is worth doing what you can to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and to support a heart-healthy lifestyle. Luckily, most of the healthy choices you make can do double duty in lowering diabetes risk and improving heart health.