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The Role of Nutrition Therapy in the Management of Diabetes

A variety of eating patterns are considered suitable for the management of diabetes.

In May of 2019, the American Diabetes Association released, Nutrition Therapy for Adults with Diabetes or Prediabetes: A Consensus Report. This report provides guidance supporting the need for individualized nutrition therapy for adults with prediabetes or Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. It also recognizes the effectiveness of medical nutrition therapy provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist, which is outlined in the Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: The Role of Medical Nutrition Therapy and Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in the Prevention and Treatment of Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes.

According to the ADA consensus report...

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