In this week’s episode, I’m joined by Bridget Wood to discuss forming a healthy relationship with food as T1Ds. We dive into our own personal histories with food, struggles with perfectionism, and our relationship with food now.
Bridget is a licensed dietician, nutritionist, and CDCES based in Nevada who has been living with type one diabetes since she was a senior in high school.
In this episode, we talk about…
- Questioning our beliefs surrounding food and T1D
- Finding that fine line between having in-range blood sugars and preventing future complications not just on a physical level, but also on a mental level
- Chasing straight line CGM graph lines and if that is even attainable
- The importance of competent cultural care with type one diabetes and food
I am so excited to share this talk with Bridget because I feel that it’s important to hear from diabetes healthcare professionals who live with type one diabetes themselves.
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RESOURCES FOR YOU:
For ways to lower your A1C starting now HERE
For nutrition strategies and meal plan HERE
For reducing highs and lows during exercise HERE
Disclaimer: Nothing you hear on the Reclaim your Rise podcast should be a substitute for personalized professional medical advice. Please always consult your physician or other medical professional before making any changes to your diet, insulin dosages, or healthcare plan.