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Dietary Recommendations

Diet and lifestyle advice is the cornerstone treatment in the management of diabetes.

It essential to ensure all patients with diabetes receive nutrition and lifestyle advice early on in diagnosis.

The First Line Diet Advice sheet has been created by the specialist dietitians at York Hospital and is designed to be used by GP's and practise nurses to ensure consistent evidence based nutritional messages are being delivered across the Vale of York:

Type 2 diabetes first line dietary advice

The EatWell Guide provides recommendations for healthy, balanced eating principles:

The following document is a useful reference for healthcare professionals on Evidence Based Nutritional Guidance on the Prevention and Management of Diabetes:

Evidence Based Nutritional Guidance for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes.pdf (1.8MB)