Born To Move

May 4, 2012 / No Comments

By Megrette Fletcher M.Ed, RD, CDE Co-Author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes The weather has turned in New England, filling the air with sunshine. These spring days seem to release the energy that has been stored all winter. Every time I look outside, I simply want to move. ...

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How can I eat what I love when I have diabetes?

April 17, 2012 / No Comments

By Michelle May, M.D. Co-Author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes “I love sweets! How can I eat what I love when I have diabetes?” This common question underscores a common misconception about diabetes. The old myth that eating sugar causes diabetes and must be avo...

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How Does Mindfulness Help Diabetes Self-Management?

April 11, 2012 / 1 Comment

What is Mindfulness? At its simplest, mindfulness is awareness of the present moment. Instead of just telling you about it, experience mindfulness for yourself right now. Stop reading for a moment and pay attention to your body in your seat. Simply notice how it feels. What are you aware of? If y...

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Why Do Blood Glucose Levels Continue to Rise?

April 11, 2012 / No Comments

By Megrette Fletcher M.Ed, RD, CDE Co-Author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes It happens when the seasons change. One after another, my clients say, “Well, I expected my blood sugars to be higher in the winter, but now that it is spring, I just thought they would go dow...

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A Little Wiser

March 16, 2012 / No Comments

By Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDE Co-Author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes Anne was newly diagnosed with diabetes when she came to her appointment. She sat in my office and began to tell me what she was looking for from the session. As I listened, I got a sense of ...

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How do you use MyPlate when you have diabetes?

March 8, 2012 / 3 Comments

MyPlate for diabetes: We designed an Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes Plate to help people with diabetes apply MyPlate tools.

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Experiencing Health

March 3, 2012 / No Comments

By Megrette Fletcher M.Ed, RD, CDE Co-Author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes It had been about a year since I last saw Richard. He came into our session as would any friend I hadn’t seen in a while. Light chatter filled the air as I gathered the necessary information ...

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Author Presentations and Media Coverage

February 19, 2012 / No Comments

Michelle May, MD and Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RD, CDE, co-authors of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes, are available for presentations and interviews about mindful eating and diabetes. Press Kit Download Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat With Diabetes press kit Please contact ...

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Butter and Margarine: What Are Your Options?

February 10, 2012 / No Comments

By Megrette Fletcher M.Ed, RD, CDE and Michelle May, M.D. Authors of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes In this third post in our series about butter vs. margarine, we’re going to take a look at your choices to answer the question, “What do I have?” First, let...

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The Butter vs. Margarine Debate When You Have Diabetes

February 7, 2012 / 2 Comments

By Megrette Fletcher M.Ed, RD, CDE and Michelle May, M.D. Authors of  Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes In our last post, “Is Butter Bad? Is Margarine Better? “, we introduced three important questions to ask when deciding what to eat:   What do I want? What do I need...

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