This program will review the different methods that can be implemented into a patient's lifestyle for the management of diabetes including the different interventions that can be incorporated into a patient's dietary plan, nutrient optimization, daily exercise as well as screening and sustainability.
Introduction to Diabetes Lifestyle Management
In this video, pharmacist Amy Lamb gives an overview of the topics of discussion and the core paramters in the Diabetes Lifestyle Management program.
Amy Lamb reviews the simple dietary changes that patients with diabetes can implement to manage their condition as well as alleviate some of the symptoms. The most important dietary interventions include the increasing of fibre and plant intake and the decreasing of glycemic and carbohydrate intake.
This lesson focuses on the importance of optimizing nutrients when managing diabetes. The 3 benefits of nutrient optimization include:
- Improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing of inflammation
- The increase of metabolic function and energy
- Addressing drug-induced drug depletion
In this lesson, Amy Lamb talks about the benefits of incorporating exercise into the daily routine of a diabetes patient.
Sustainability and Application
Pharmacist Amy Lamb reviews the methods that should be adopted in order to implement and create a successful diabetes optimization program in your pharmacy.