By Abby Blaustein | Published December 19 2017
Abby Blaustein is a Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian who leads Novo Nordisk’s Garden State Educator team, which comprises 11 passionate Diabetes Educators of varied backgrounds. Below, Abby and the team offer some healthy eating tips and suggestions for the holidays. Most are tips that have helped them get through the holiday season over the years.
Don’t underestimate the impact of holiday stress and excitement on your blood sugar! Among overspending, finding the “perfect” gifts for everyone, and extra to-do lists, it all adds up! Reduce stress by sticking to your holiday budget, asking for help with chores, making time for plenty of sleep and physical activity, and not over-stressing if your blood sugars aren’t perfect.
Most importantly, remember the reason for the season! The holidays are about spending quality time with friends and family and creating new memories!
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