I read about a study at the University of Alberta, which is looking into reasons why 2 out of 3 diabetics don't follow the diet recommendations from their doctors.
I like it when we hold our own "unscientific" studies here on Diabetic Connect. I think it would be interesting to share with each other the challenges of following a healthy eating plan.
So, will you share with us your thoughts about healthy eating? First of all, tell us if you feel like you *are* following your doctor's recommendations. If you are, tell us why you feel like it's working for you.
If you're *not* following the recommendations, is it that you are not sure what you are supposed to eat at all?
Is it that you disagree with your doctor's recommendations?
Is it that you don't like the foods that are recommended?
Do you feel like you're not sure how to cook healthier foods?
Are you always on the road, eating out, and simply don't have enough control over the food you eat?
Does your family make it hard for you to follow recommendations?
I think we can come together to identify a lot of the challenges. Then let's pull together ideas for dealing with those challenges and help each other eat healthier.
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