Living a happy and healthy life with diabetes requires a proactive approach to maintaining one’s health and wellbeing. Along with exercise, one of the most valuable allies to have on your management team is a registered Dietitian.
Dietitians are healthcare professionals that specialise in nutrition and behavioural change science, playing a crucial role in helping you manage your diabetes effectively, without abandoning your enjoyment of food.
Our experienced Dietitian Maddie Lawson, strives to meet you where you are on your wellbeing journey and work with you to provide specialised advice and sustainable strategies to manage your blood sugars and symptoms for life!
Here are some of the key benefits of seeing our
Dietitian Maddie for diabetes:
1. Personalised Nutrition Advice
Dietitians understand that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to managing diabetes. Our Dietitian Maddie, will work with you to adapt your personalised nutrition plan around your unique health status, lifestyle and preferences. Maddie believes that our diets are at their most optimal and sustainable when there is a healthy balance between foods for health, performance (both physical and mental ability) and ENJOYMENT! This philosophy is intertwined in all of her dietary recommendations to ensure that they align with the person’s specific needs and goals – because no one wants to be eating foods they don’t enjoy!!
2. Upgrade your Blood Sugar Control tool kit
Dietitians serve as educators, providing individuals with diabetes the knowledge and tools they need to make informed decisions about their diet. Empowering patients with the understanding of how their food choices impact their health fosters a sense of control and self-efficacy.
Maddie can help individuals with diabetes make informed food choices that can contribute to greater blood sugar control. She will work with you, to educate you & build your own knowledge and understanding on the impact of different foods and their combinations can have on your blood sugar levels. Her goal is to empower you, leaving you confident, self assured and capable of making informed choices regarding your nutrition. By doing so, she strives to support stable and healthy blood sugar levels, ensuring your overall well-being.
Beyond dietary advice, Maddie can offer guidance on lifestyle modifications that complement diabetes management. This may include recommendations on physical activity, stress management, and sleep hygiene – all of which play a significant role in diabetes care.