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New Years Resolution 9 Weeks Early

From the Show: Eat Right Radio
Summary: Starting with Halloween, we have nine weeks of holiday celebrations.
Air Date: 10/29/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Toby Smithson, MS, RDN
Smithson Toby 1735smallToby Smithson is a diabetes lifestyle expert with Livongo Health, an innovative company focused on chronic disease management. Her responsibilities include creative content development such as videos, podcast recordings and webinars on diabetes management and coaching people with diabetes. She founded DiabetesEveryDay.com, an online guidance and support resource, where she shares strategies and tools for self-managing diabetes, mixing professional expertise with personal experience having successfully managed her diabetes for more than 46 years. Smithson is the co-author of Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition for Dummies (Wiley 2013), with a second book scheduled for release in winter 2016.

Smithson is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, and earned a master’s degree in nutrition and wellness with an entrepreneurship emphasis from Benedictine University.
New Years Resolution 9 Weeks Early
With 2/3 of the population at risk for developing or already having diabetes, it’s a difficult (but also a very important) time to manage your diet.

Toby Smithson, MS, covers strategies to avoid potential holiday blood sugar highs.

Strategies:

1) Eat your meals (don’t skip meals).
2) Holiday host or guest? Be the driver of your health.
3) Survey your options.
4) Add a new tradition –be active.