ADA Nutrition Therapy for Adults with Diabetes—2019 Consensus Paper
8:00 a.m. Saturday
S-203 (South, Level 2)
Highlights from the American Diabetes Association’s new nutrition therapy consensus report recommendations for adults with diabetes and prediabetes. Six members of the committee emphasize key clinical takeaways for care team members. Find out what nutrition interventions have the most impact on clinical outcomes. Learn what eating pattern is best for adults with diabetes—and yes, carbs will be mentioned. Discover impactful recommendations for treating overweight/obesity across the adult diabetes population. Review effective approaches to helping people improve glycemic levels. See the essential role of nutrition in type 2 diabetes prevention. Explore translation to practice via three “empowered eaters” and the ways in which individualized therapy can help people meet their health goals. Enjoy one or more photos of food and the opportunity to submit your nutrition recommendation question—as long as it fits on a 3×5 notecard—to the presenters. Spoiler alert: There is no ADA diet.