S2E3 Weight Independent Diabetes Care With Megrette Fletcher M.Ed., RD, CDE

What is weight neutral diabetes care? Why is it so important for healthcare professionals to embrace the HAES model for people with elevated blood sugars. This podcast explores these questions and more as Megrette explains that “This fantasy around weight has lead us to a) not treat the patient with diabetes or educate people around diabetes because we spend all of our time trying to sell them on weight-loss…and then when they say…’I really want to manage my diabetes but I don’t want to lose weight’, no one knows what to do with them.” Learn more about her weight-neutral approach by reading, Diabetes Counseling and Educational Activities: Helping clients without harping on weight or Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes.

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