‘Tis the season for cakes, cookies, fudge, chocolate, frosting, sugar sprinkles, candy, office holiday parties, dinners and feasts. Many treats this time of the year are sweet and we let our pants out a little bit and enjoy these culinary delights. It’s easy to fall into unhealthy eating habits. But what if you are diabetic? Does the holiday season create a danger for your health? Should friends and family take action to ease the sugar and carb load on those who are diabetic or pre-diabetic? Have you had to change your holiday habits because you need to manage your diabetes? We’ll have tips and advice and we welcome your stories about how you manage diabetes during the holiday season.
Melissa Chlupach – Regional Health Care Dietitian for Nana Management Services
Denna Frost (Southern Ute) – Program coordinator for the Shining Mountain Diabetes Program at Southern Ute
Margilene Barney (Navajo) – Nutritionist with Navajo Nation Special Diabetes Project
Tim Murphy (Navajo)
Break Music: Bacon Fat (song) Jesse Ed Davis (artist) Keep Me Comin’ (album)