Inspiration for Young Adults Living with Diabetes
Hi, I'm Emily!
I've been living with Type 1 Diabetes for 14 years. I'm also a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist. I hope this blog inspires you to live your best life, with diabetes.
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My blog posts are created from both personal and professional experiences, and address the real life stuff young people with diabetes deal with from day to day. Come back to read more about diabetes, nutrition, lifestyle, wellness, and body positivity.
Weight loss seems to be the go-to recommendation (from just about anyone) when it comes to most health-related concerns, especially diabetes. But weight loss and diabetes management often get conflated; the first doesn’t necessarily improve the second. That’s not to say that weight loss doesn’t help some people on their health journey, but solely focusing on weight ignores many other factors of health and wellbeing.
Newer research is looking at how the microbiome impacts other areas of the body, such as heart and mental health–but what about diabetes? This article will discuss what probiotics are, food sources, their potential health benefits related to diabetes, and how to support a healthy gut microbiome.