Practical Gifts for People with Diabetes

If you are searching for gifts for a person with diabetes then you need to take into consideration what will suit and not affect their illness. A big box of chocolates is not a good gift for a person who has diabetes.

Take time to think and you will avoid these disasters. Here are a few diabetic gift suggestions that will help you along the way.

Bottles of Vitamin D:  Vitamin D has many positive health effects (particularly for people who live in a climate with a limited amount of sunshine). The oil-based Vitamin D3 is the best option to buy.

NOW Foods Vitamin D3 5000 Iu, 120-Softgels

Kirkland Signature Maximum Strength Vitamin D3 2000 I.U. 600 Softgels, Bottle

Low Carbohydrate Cookbooks:  Lowering carbohydrate intake is key to reduce blood sugar so this could be a good present for a diabetic. Do some research before hand and maybe look at the reviews and look for expert opinions on the book.

1001 Low-Carb Recipes: Hundreds of Delicious Recipes from Dinner to Dessert That Let You Live Your Low-Carb Lifestyle and Never Look Back

500 Low-Carb Recipes: 500 Recipes from Snacks to Dessert, That the Whole Family Will Love

Coping with Diabetes Books:  Many people really don’t understand what diabetes is so a book giving them an insight into this condition could be an excellent gift. The book Blood Sugar 101: What They Don’t Tell You About Diabetes by Jenny Ruh, which can be found at, is a good choice.

The Everything Diabetes Book: From Diagnoses and Diet, to Insulin and Exercise, All You Need to Live a Healthy, Active Life (Everything Series)

American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes: The Ultimate Home Reference from the Diabetes Experts (American Diabetes Association Comlete Guide to Diabetes)

Diabetes Awareness T-shirts:  There are some excellent t-shirts available from These make great gifts and they have many different styles available.

Some Chocolate Bars!  You can buy special sugar-free chocolate bars; they are more expensive than normal chocolate bars so giving them as a gift is a good idea. This may be particularly good for a person who was a chocolate eater before they were diabetic.

Dove Dark Chocolate Sugar Free Chocolate Creme Candy, 3.4-Ounce Packages (Pack of 6)

Hersheys Sugar Free Chocolate Candy – 3.3 Oz Pack, 12 Packs

Diabetes ID Tags:  These provide potentially life-saving information for diabetics. Many include a 24/7 phone service. These tags carry information like next of kin, current medications, and other important information.

I HAVE DIABETES Medical Alert 2.25 inch Clip Tag

Medical I.D Bracelet – Men’s Bracelet

Diabetic Hampers (gift baskets):  These offer a wide verity of diabetic-friendly foods. You can choose from sweetie hampers to afternoon tea hampers.

SCHEDULE YOUR DELIVERY DAY! Scrumptiously Sugar Free Candy and Snacks Gift Basket – SMALL

Sugar Free Birthday Celebration: Birthday Gift Basket

Alan is a writer for a pain relief medication site. The site deals with different symptoms and causes of pain, including Chest Pain and heel pain.

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