Diabetes and Lifestyle Considerations

Sarah Blunden, PDt CDE CPT, Dietitian, discusses the importance of making good lifestyle choices when managing diabetes.

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Sarah Blunden, PDt CDE CPT, Dietitian, discusses the importance of making good lifestyle choices when managing diabetes.
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Featuring Sarah Blunden, PDt, CDE, CPT, Dietitian

Presenter: Ms. Sarah Blunden, Registered Dietitian, Ville Saint-Laurent, QC

Local Practitioners: Registered Dietitian

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Diabetes and Lifestyle Considerations

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1

One way to help manage blood sugars is to have a meal plan.

Explanation:

A meal plan that involves eating 3 meals per day at regular intervals can help people manage diabetes.

2

Drinking water rather than juice or pop can help control blood glucose levels.

3

People living with diabetes should try to get at least one hour of aerobic exercise per week.

Explanation:

People with diabetes should try to get at least 2.5 hours of aerobic exercise per week.

4

People with type 2 or type 2 diabetes will benefit from working with a local endocrinologist.

Explanation:

An endocrinologist is a doctor who specializes in treating hormone-related disorders.

5

Learning how to manage stress levels is an important component of overall blood sugar control.

6

You should avoid citrus fruits if you have diabetes.

Explanation:

Citrus fruits are considered low glycemic fruits. They don’t affect your blood sugar as much as sweeter fruits like watermelon.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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