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The Benefits of Reducing DEB-D?

Fall 2020 – The Benefits of DEB-D?

In this issue of The Thought Compass we will walk through the possible benefits of decreasing disordered eating in type 2 diabetes and the impacts on diabetes care. This issue is engaging to read because it asks you to imagine. To be the client is either aware that disordered eating behaviors are present and the client isn’t. Digging into this thought exercise, it asks you to imagine the impact of awareness. This issue asks you to imagine how disordered eating impacts health, treatments, outcome, and overall diabetes care. It asks you to be the client, for just a moment and explore what diabetes care looks like to them, a person struggling with a poor relationship with food.

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5 Weight Neutral Counseling Concepts for Diabetes Care

The five counseling themes of weight-neutral care as it related to diabetes.

  • Awareness of eating
  • Shifting weight loss desires to desires of self-care and health
  • Embracing ALL foods
  • Reducing fears of weight change
  • Engaging in enjoyable movement

Join Megrette Fletcher as she offers a FB Live on five weight neutral MI themes for you to help your clients with diabetes. You won’t want to miss this event where Megrette shares her most popular tips and tricks for weight-neutral motivational counseling.

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These unbranded posters not only remind Medicare patients that DSMT is a covered service, but they also use our new title, Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. You can place them in the exam rooms, or send them to providers to market your programs. Check out the other resources available to reduce the shame associated with diabetes at megrette.com to learn how your program can provide DSMT services that will keep them coming back!

Mindful Eating Cycle

The Mindful Eating Cycle

Mindful eating is an ancient practice with profound applications in our current food-abundant environment. The Mindful Eating Cycle provides the necessary structure for learning how to apply the concepts to all aspects of eating, beginning with why you eat in the first place all the way through understanding where you invest the energy you’ve consumed.

Am I Hungry?

Although it is a deceptively simple title, the question “Am I hungry?” opens the door to understanding why, when, what, how, and how much you eat, and where you invest your energy. All of the Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Programs including Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes, use the Mindful Eating Cycle, a simple model developed by founder Michelle May MD, to help you become aware and in charge of the hundreds of eating decisions you make every day. (To learn more, download the first chapter of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat by visiting AmIHungry.com and filling out the form in the sidebar.)

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