Dietitians Unplugged Podcast – Can health professionals provide non-weight-focused education for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes?

Weight loss is not required to manage diabetesJoin Megrette Fletcher, a co-founder of the Center for Mindful Eating, as she advocates for pleasurable, mindful eating and shame reduction to help manage blood sugars instead of restriction and weight loss. In this episode, she gives us a handy metaphor for understanding how our insulin works and how we can best help our own bodies utilize its insulin. Let go of fear and shame regarding diabetes and consider the value of understandable education about type 2 diabetes, self-compassionate and self-care to guide your food, eating and diabetes treatment.

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