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What's a good substitute for ice cream if I have diabetes?

While there's no great substitute for the taste of real ice cream, some people with diabetes find satisfaction with no-sugar-added ice cream. Others freeze low carb yogurts or sugar-free puddings.

Another option, if you are able to be satisfied with a smaller serving size, is to work real ice cream into your meal plan. Be sure to count the carbs in the ice cream. Most regular ice cream contains about 15 to 20 grams of carbs for each half cup serving.

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