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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I had a work dinner last night with some leadership from my office. I always find diabetes etiquette at these things to be kind of tricky. It was a four course meal, with salad, soup, entree' and dessert and coffee. There was also a selection of gluten free and non-gluten free dinner rolls. I felt way too full of questions for waitress... "Could I get my dressing on the side? How much sugar is in it?" A course later...