Top 7 Excuses
The Top 7 Excuses Dietitians Hear ...
(and 7 Great Solutions)
I have been a dietitian for over 13 years now and I think I've heard every possible excuse that prohibits healthy eating and diabetes care. I even had one patient tell me his dog ate his food-glucose records! Most people just say they forgot them at home, but I know they probably haven't been keeping them.
So, I'm not here to scold, but rather talk about what you can do so you can stop making excuses once and for all.
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Holidays are tricky, no? Between managing diabetes among massive amounts of junk food, managing stress to manage bloodsugar among (sometimes) massive amounts of family squabbling, shopping stress and the like, and trying to get enough sleep and exercise in the cold winter months - it's a lot to handle. So I've got a two tier plan to keep bloodsugars at bay this year. Tier one - diet and exercise. Typically, at this time of year I do what I call the nutrition and gym...