Tue, 23 May 2023
In this special episode of Diabetes Core Update, Dr. Neil Skolnik is joined by Nikki Ford, PhD, and Lizz Hanna, MS, RDN, CDCES, to discuss the importance of a nutrient-dense diet for diabetes management and risk reduction. Discussions center around the scientific evidence supporting nutrient-rich eating patterns, why nutrients like unsaturated fats and fiber are beneficial, how foods like fresh avocado can support positive health outcomes, and best practices and approaches for helping patients implement sustainable dietary changes.
Neil Skolnik, MD, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University; Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Abington Jefferson Health
Nikki Ford, PhD, Senior Director of Nutrition, Avocado Nutrition Center
Lizz Hanna, MS, RDN, CDCES, Director of Nutrition, American Diabetes Association®
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