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Intuitive Eating & Diabetes Management

Intuitive Eating & Diabetes Management


Diabetes management has historically been weight-focused, however, weight is not a behavior and positive behavior changes are often a better goal! This presentation explores and introduces the topic of intuitive eating and a weight-neutral approach to diabetes management. It provides practical examples on how to work with individuals with diabetes, using a framework that is inclusive of all body sizes.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the risks associated with a weight-centric approach to diabetes management.
  2. Define intuitive eating principles.
  3. Explore how to apply intuitive eating principles when addressing diabetes care and education.


Ashley Munro is a Registered Dietitian, Nutritionist and holds additional certifications as a diabetes educator and intuitive eating counselor.  She is a trained chef and enjoys sharing her passion for an β€œall foods fit” approach. Ms. Munro provides nutrition counseling to students with the aim to empower confidence in food choices and promote positive relationships with one’s food and body.


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Delighted to see this on the agenda!!! Thanks to Intuitive Eating, I'm 55 lbs. lighter than my top weight in college, and I've kept extra pounds off for over 35 years. It works, it lasts, and it's not about will power. It IS about enjoying and savoring what you eat. It actually gets easier over time, unlike diets. Have a wonderful session!

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