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How can I account for occasional overeating with diabetes?

Sometimes going to parties, having friends visit, or just dining out may tempt you to overeat. You are bound to eat a little more than you planned on occasion. Don’t let an occasional moment of overeating make you feel guilty or like you are “cheating.” Remember, eating healthy is all about making choices. Maybe you can plan some more activity to help with extra food intake if you are working toward losing weight. For people on insulin, covering the extra food with more insulin is a choice too.

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