Everything you've heard about the importance of breakfast is even more true if you have diabetes. Eating the right type of breakfast can help you control your blood sugar  and can reduce your risk of heart disease and possibly cancer and other chronic diseases. Why is breakfast so important? Because morning is the time when many people experience the highest blood sugar levels and the right type of breakfast can help control them.

Monday
Cheerios and milk
1 cup strawberries
1 hard-boiled egg

Tuesday
Turkey and low fat cheese on a bun
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
10 grapes

Wednesday
1 cup fruit-flavored yogurt
3 graham cracker squares with peanut butter

Thursday
one-half tuna sandwich with tomato
4 ounces mixed fruit, in juice
1 cup milk

Friday
one-half cup cottage cheese with one half cup diced pineapple
1 small bran muffin
1 teaspoon margarine