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The Mediterranean diet battles diabetes.

The foods in a Mediterranean diet make perfect sense for a person with type 2 diabetes because the food choices lean toward being low-glycemic, which convert to sugar more slowly and therefore tend not to cause blood sugar levels to spike. The portion sizes in the Mediterranean diet can also make a significant difference in keeping total carbohydrate intake during the meal in check.

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