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Wed Aug 10 2016 at 09:00 pm EDT
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Wed Jul 27 2016 at 09:21 pm EDT
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Friday May 20, 2016
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Join Dr. Joshua Hedman, ultra-marathoner and Ironman triathlete with Type 1 diabetes, in the live session on how intense and extended exercise need not be off-limits for people with diabetes.
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Join Amanda Archibald on a virtual visit to the restaurant of one of Italy's emerging chefs. Connect the dots between his menu and how the ingredient he uses talk the language of our DNA. Then we'll visit the Islands of Ikaria in the Aegean Sea and Sardinia in the Mediterranean Sea and look at how their simple, traditional fare and way of life is in fact some of the best "medicine" we can take. For the final part of this webinar, we'll head back to the Dolomite region of Northern Italy (Italian Alps) for a pictorial journey through food, culture, traditions of this stunning region. Once again we'll connect the trilogy of food, traditions and cultural values to a language that can connect with our genes
Medication and insulin is not the only option to help manage Type 2 diabetes. Most people don't realize how powerful and necessary exercise is for keeping one's blood sugar in balance. In this talk, you will learn the physiology of exercise and how it is one of the best (and most natural) modalities for blood sugar control.
Dr. Rajan will discuss how Information Technology could represent a key tool in enabling people with Type 2 diabetes to effectively manage their condition. In this session, you will learn about various aspects of diabetes management and the available technology solutions.
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Jennifer Bryant
Diabetes > Diet and Nutrition
Recorded: Jun 08, 2016 at 09:00 pm EDT
In this session you will learn the components for a healthy, nutritionally balanced meal to help you control your blood sugars. You will learn how to include a consistent amount of carbohydrates, adequate protein, and healthy fats. You will also see examples of what a Diabalanced Meal looks like. The session will end with some practical ways to apply the information.
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Are you struggling with managing your diabetes? Are you looking for a little extra help with choosing the right foods to manage blood sugar and reach or maintain a healthy weight? Meal planning is a great tool to build a more nutritious diet. Most quick and convenient foods lack the balance that our bodies need. Planning meals in advance will provide you with better options when hunger strikes, and will help you avoid missing meals or snacks. In this class, you will learn simple ways to plan meals in advance, as well as know how to build better meals and snacks for blood sugar management.
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Eating with diabetes sounds so confusing: "Do I eat no carbs or low carbs? ...reduced-sugar or sugar free? Or is it better to just skip meals...even eat nothing!" Join me and discover how this complicated subject can be made very simple, with several tips from simple ways to count carbs, plus ideas to make meals easier to plan, prepare and enjoy!
Evita Ochel
Health & Wellness > Nutrition
Recorded: May 26, 2016 at 08:00 pm EDT
Should grains be part of our diets, or should they be eliminated? Is it best to avoid gluten, or can it be a beneficial component? What is the best way to prepare grains and eat them? Join optimal health and nutrition expert, Evita Ochel, as she helps you make sense of the answers to these and other questions pertaining to grains. You will get an overview of the nutritional value of grains, and practical guidance on how to use them most optimally. Topics discussed will include wheat, gluten, whole grains, grain flours, an introduction to new grain varieties, soaked and sprouted grains, how to make sense of bread, and more! Bring your questions about grains and prepare to be empowered to know how to make the most of grains in your diet.