There are many kinds of proteins, and many ways to prepare them. Choosing the best proteins for diabetics is easy. In this video, nutritionist Amy Hendel breaks down what kind of proteins are best for your diet. Protein helps build and repair muscle. Learn why protein is great for energy, and easier for your body to transfer as a diabetic. Good diabetic proteins include lean meats, poultry and fish, which are excellent sources of protein that keep you fuller longer.