Everybody loves fries. But if you are diabetic, please hate ‘em. These greasy fried foods can lead to weight gain and complicate your diabetes. French fries, potato chips, and doughnuts are loaded with starch, and carbohydrates that can cause blood glucose level to shoot up. Fried food are typically soaked in oil, and that means extra calories. So avoid fried foods like fried chicken, french fries, and fried appetizers.