Nutrition Tips Winter 2015

Children who have meals with their family not only eat better and are healthier; they learn to socialize and do better in school. Family meals give a time and place to keep up with what is going on with everyone, help each other out, and tell family stories. Enjoying family meals help to keep food in its place as only one of life's great pleasures. Pay attention to the food and enjoy it when it is time to eat, forget about it between times. A rushed morning without breakfast can make eating well challenging. Try these quick breakfast ideas: A long afternoon commute can make eating well challenging. Pack a snack for the afternoon before your ride so you aren’t over hungry when you get home. Healthy food choices at home and at school can help students do better in school and be healthier over all. Part of learning about healthy eating is practicing. If your children’s’ school does not teach food preparation, ask your school administration how you can help to support offering classes. Snack foods like chips, candy, and pop fill children up, but don’t supply any of the nutrition they need to grow and learn. These foods should not be offered in school. Help the school community council and school administration in your children’s school to promote healthy foods in the school.

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Diabetes 1 and Other Things 2 Workshop

Time: 0800-1600

Location: Jacqui Shumiatcher Theater Regina Sask

Speakers & Objectives Dr. Peter Senior *describe current status and challenges in managing T1DM in Canada *Consider if our personal knowledge, attitudes and beliefs are aligned to promote optimal client centered outcomes. * Discuss potential impacts of novel tools and technologies for future diabetes management. * Identify common barriers to effective management of T1DM. * Interact more effectively with clients with Type 1 diabetes. * Discuss pros & cons of new blood glucose monitoring requirements. * Outline next steps for clinical trails of stem cell and artificial pancreas. * Discuss current status of islet transplantation in Canada. Other speakers include Kendra Townsend, and Zack Dumont For more information and registration please contact >>> Return to Calendar