For a patient living with diabetes, the holidays can be one of the hardest times of the year. Foods are typically heavy, indulgent and loaded with sugar. These foods can easily contribute to weight gain and increased blood sugar levels. If you’re in good control of your overall health and blood sugar levels, having occasional holiday food won’t be a problem. But, if you’re not careful, those eating habits can cause long-term effects and damage to your well-being. With the following tips, you can still enjoy the holidays and keep your weight and blood sugar under control.