Seema: minimising weight gain

Seema has a review with her doctor after being on insulin for a few weeks as she is concerned about her weight …

Comic strip of Seema has review with doctor after being on insulin for a few weeks as concerned about weight

Comic strip of Seema told to follow healthy diet and increase physical activity

Whilst it can be easier for health care professionals to give generic advice such as ‘eat healthily’ or ‘do more exercise’, a tailored approach is more likely to be successful in helping the individual to look at factors in their own life that are more relevant to act on.

Could you think of any specific advice on diet or exercise that you could offer someone with type 2 diabetes? Maybe this is from your own experience of living with diabetes or working with those who have diabetes.

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Understanding Insulin

University of Southampton