In this teleconference Diabetes Educator and co-author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes will review new research that show how awareness can improve blood glucose control.
Participants will be able to state
1. What mindful eating is, based onThe Principles of Mindful Eating
2. How to bring the concept of mindful eating into your diabetes self-management
3. Where a person with diabetes or prediabetes could go for more information about mindful eating
Accompanying handout: Mindful Eating and Diabetes: Can being more aware improve blood glucose control?
Megrette Fletcher is a cofounder of The Center for Mindful Eating. She is a co-author of two books, including Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes with Michelle MD, Discover Mindful Eating: A resource of handouts for health professionals, with Frederick Burggraf. Megrette is a professional speaker and spokes person in both the US and UK. She is a dietitian and certified diabetes educator and works in a diabetes clinic.
Megrette is an avid cyclist, passable cook and a terrible bowler. She lives in New Hampshire with two girls and too many other animals. She has maintained a daily meditation practice since 1999 when she began studying Buddhism. To learn more about Megrette, visit her website at Megrette.com