Unpopular opinion: your doctor should NOT be teaching you about nutrition!
Did you know that the most frequent advice that doctors give to people living with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes is to “go on a diet” and “lose weight”? This isn’t an official statistic… this is simply what I hear most from patients who come to refill their prescriptions at the pharmacy. I can’t help but wince every time I hear the words “diet” or “weight loss”. Why are people made to believe that these are the most important things for Type 2 diabetes management? I really d