People who avoid fruit to avoid diabetes, didn't get the memo. It is high glycemic index foods to avoid. For example, blueberries is a low glycemic index fruit, whereas refined flour like you find in most store bought bread has a high glycemic value. Russet potatoes and white rice are other examples of high glycemic foods to avoid as much as possible. My wife was diagnosed as pre diabetes (her dad was a diabetic type II late in life). Four years later, she is out of that category and we both lost 25, just from reducing and eliminating high glycemic value food. Wasn't very difficult and I feel way better with 25 less pounds to haul around. So, just sayin'