How to Handle Cravings with Diabetes

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Mindfulness—awareness of the present moment—puts space between your cravings and your response, giving you an opportunity to gather information and choose how you’ll respond.

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What Causes Cravings with Diabetes?

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So what causes cravings? Hunger and cravings are different; hunger is the need for fuel while cravings are an intense desire for a specific food—with or without hunger. Learning strategies for handling cravings when you have diabetes is essential.

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Hunger and Fullness after WLS

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How WLS affects hunger and fullness is different for each procedure, each person, and at different times! Mindfulness helps you adjust to this new normal.

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What are your challenges with managing diabetes?

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Diabetes is a long-term condition so you can't muscle through it with willpower. That just won't work. And I don't care how well your blood sugar responds to the latest fad on the internet...if it isn't something you are willing to do everyday for the rest of your life, don't bother!

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7 Mindful Ways to Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

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Participate in physical activities you love and that make you feel alive. When you’re in tune with your body, you find a healthy balance between fitness, rest, and living your life.

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Clearing the Confusion about Mindful Eating

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Mindful eating is increasingly recognized as a powerful approach to optimal eating and health. Contrary to popular belief, mindful eating is not "just" eating with awareness.

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Whose Side Are You On?

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I began to recognize that when I wasn’t on my own side, there were consequences to my mood and self-esteem, that contributed to wanting to use food to soothe myself.

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I Choose: A Journey from Restrictive Eating to Freedom!

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Changing my vocabulary from " I can't" to "I choose" has given me the power to move from a lifetime of restrictive eating to freedom.

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Use the Right Tools After Bariatric Surgery

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Mindful eating has been one of my tools after bariatric surgery that has helped me in my journey and freed me to work on the important things in my life.

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Forget Willpower! I Trust My Inner Wisdom

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Willpower was following someone else’s choices and shaming myself when I failed. Inner wisdom is trusting myself to make the “just right for me” choice.

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