2. Cut Out Fatty Meats
Health.com explains that because people with diabetes are at a higher risk of heart disease, they should try to avoid meats that are high in saturated fats (red meat in particular).
The site also says you should try to avoid breaded or fried meats. Processed meats (like packaged deli meat) can be “loaded with sodium” should also be crossed off your list of safe foods to eat, it adds.