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

Diabetes and Lifestyle Considerations ( 169 participated.)

How you can improve your A1C results through lifestyle modifications

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One way to help manage blood sugars is to have a meal plan that involves eating 3 meals per day at regular intervals.

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Drinking water rather than juice or pop is helpful when trying to control blood glucose levels.

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People living with Diabetes should try to get at least 2 1/2 hours or 150 minutes of aerobic exercise per week.

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Weight lifting or resistance training is not as effective as aerobic exercise in patients with Diabetes.

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

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By modifying diet, exercise and stress levels, patients with diabetes can help improve their A1C levels and overall risks of diabetic complications in the future.

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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