Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
|How do I get started with the menu program designed for those with diabetes?
Go through the DiabetesPlanner.com web based sign-up process (Sign-Up link above). After
processing payment we will send a welcome e-mail with instructions for getting started. Every week
you will receive an e-mail with your menu, recipes, grocery list and nutrition facts.
|Do you consider sodium when writing your menus?
Our menus average 2400 mg. of sodium based on the American Diabetes Association recommendation.
|What about cholesterol?
Our menus average 30% or less total fat, 10% or less saturated fat & 300 mg. or less cholesterol based on the American Diabetes Association recommendation.
|Can I have Monday's breakfast again on Thursday?
We suggest sticking with switching entire days instead of specific meals. Some
meals may be higher in fiber, calories, fat, or sodium and so we
balance these throughout the day with other meals to make a complete day's
|Can I pay for the program with a check?
Yes. Go through the DiabetesPlanner.com web based sign-up process (Sign-Up link above).
Select the option to pay with Check/Money Order. If you would prefer to start the program immediately provide
online payment information instead. Once payment is process/received we will provide instructions for using
|I have no idea what kind of food to purchase?
Weekly shopping lists accompany the menus. All of the items on the shopping lists
can be purchased at any grocery store.
|What have you heard from people participating in the menu program?
Please visit our Feedback link to read comments
from DiabetesPlanner.com participants.
|I am a professional Diabetes Educator (eg CDE) and want to add my classes to your website:
Select the link, Diabetes Education and follow the instructions for professional Diabetes Educators.
You are welcome to add your practice and any diabetes classes offered. If individual diabetes education is offered you can
provide this information as well.
|I am a Diabetes Educator & would like to receive brochures.
Use the Contact Us link to make a request. If you are a Diabetes Educator please specify how
many brochures you would like to receive. Be sure to provide a complete mailing address.
|What are the requirements for becoming a CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator)?
Nurses, pharmacists, RDs and some other healthcare professionals may be eligible for the CDE credential.
The aforementioned professonals must complete a minimum amount of hours practicing in the field and pass a standardized test administered by the National
Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.
|I am looking for diabetes resources and diabetes information.
Where can I find more?
Visit the website DiabetesLinks.com.
There are credible resources available on the Diabetes Links website.