Diabetes often damage blood vessels due to AGEs .This damage can lead to Heart diseases ,PAD , Kidney disease . The good news broccolli can make the difference. Sulforaphane found in Broccolli can prevent damage to blood vessels and may even reverse damage cause by AGEs. Other cruciferous vegetables offer help . Vitamin K in these veg. also can help protect blood vessels. Vegetables also offer flavor and are low glycemic.
Brocclli is a better source of calcium than milk! Broccolli really does do a body good. Only problem is ,you can't have a broccolli mustache.