Diabetes Self-Management

Is Oatmeal Good for Diabetes?

Oatmeal is a popular breakfast choice for many people who want something healthy and relatively quickly prepared to start off the day. But this food is often a source of confusion: Is oatmeal actually good for those with diabetes? What about the carbs? What’s the best type of oatmeal to eat? And what about Starbucks oatmeal? These are all great questions, so let’s get them answered!

What is oatmeal?

Oatmeal is a hot cereal made from oats, a whole grain. The whole form of oats is called oat groats, and these take a long time to cook. The oats are milled (ground), steel-cut or rolled, and they are cooked in water or milk to

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