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 …
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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