Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
July 22, 2003
Meal Planning, Food and Diet
Question from Long Island, New York, USA:
I have type 2 diabetes. Can I eat regular vanilla ice cream?
You certainly can eat regular ice cream even though you have type 2 diabetes. The more important question is not whether you can or not, but how much can you eat. Portion control is very important nowadays for persons with diabetes. If you count the carbohydrates in the ice cream and make it an occasional treat in your meal plan, there is no reason to omit it.