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Diabetes Cookbooks and Other Resources


  • 4-Ingredient Diabetes Cookbook, 2nd Edition by Nancy S. Hughes, 2016

  • The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook (ADA) Amy Riolo

  • The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook Jackie Newgent

  • Heart Smart Diabetes Kitchen

  • The Diabetes Seafood Cookbook: Fresh, Healthy, Low-Fat CookingBarbara Selig-Brown

  • Diabetes Cookbook For DummiesAlan L. Rubin M.D.

  • Diabetes & Heart Healthy Cookbook, 2nd Edition, American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association, 2014

  • Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking, L.Roncinelli, RD, LDN, CDE, Chef Jennifer Bucko, American Diabetes Association, 2nd edition, 2012.

  • Mr. Food’s Diabetic Dinners in a Dash, Art Ginsburg, 2006, American Diabetes Association.

  • Quick and Healthy: Volume II: More help for people who say they don’t have time to cook healthy meals. Brenda Ponichtera, 2nd ed. 2009

  • Quick and Hearty Diabetic Cookbook, 2nd Edition, American Diabetes Association, 2007

  • 3rd Editions of Month of Meals, many types of meals, American Diabetes Association, 2002

  • The New Family Cookbook for people with Diabetes, American Diabetes and American Dietetic Associations, 2007

  • Diabetes Meals for Good Health: Includes meal plans and 100 recipes, 2nd edition, Karen Graham, 2012

  • Diabetes & Heart Healthy Meals for Two (2008) by American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association

  • The Complete Month of Meals Collection (2017) by American Diabetes Association

  • Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking, 2nd Edition (2012) by Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, RD, LDN, CDE, and Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough

Meal Planning

  • The Six O'Clock Scramble Meal Planner by Aviva Goldfarb, 2015

  • Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition for Dummies by Toby Smithson (Author), Alan L. Rubin (Author), 2013.

  • Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy, 4th Edition, Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, 2010 American Diabetes Association.



  • Managing Type 2 Diabetes for Dummies (2018), American Diabetes Association

  • Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me (2017) by Adam Brown

  • The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes; An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (2015) by Gretchen Becker

  • The Diabetes Motivation Book: Change One Thing at a Time with the Science of Willpower (2012) by Heidi T. Beckman Ph.D

  • What Do I Eat Now? A Step-by-Step Guide to Eating Right with Type 2 Diabetes (2015), American Diabetes Association, Patti B. Geil RD and Tami A. Ross RD

  • Diabetes for Dummies (2015) by Alan L. Rubin

  • Diabetes A to Z, 7th Edition, (2016), American Diabetes Association.

  • Eat Out, Eat Well: The Guide to Eating Healthy in Any Restaurant (2015), American Diabetes Association, Hope Warshaw.

Bookstores or libraries may have a number of these books. They also offer internet access.

Recommended Blogs and Websites


Medical ID

  • American Medical ID – americanmedical-id.com/diabetes – (800)363-5985

  • Lauren’s Hope Medical ID Jewelry – laurenshope.com – 800-360-8680

  • Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation – diabeteswellness.net – 202-298-9211(offers a free diabetes ID necklace)

If you are a UW Health patient and have more questions, contact UW Health at one of the phone numbers listed below. You can also visit our website at www.uwhealth.org/nutrition.

Nutrition clinics for UW Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) and American Family Children’s Hospital (AFCH) can be reached at: (608) 890-5500.

Nutrition clinics for UW Medical Foundation (UWMF) can be reached at: (608) 287-2770.