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Expert Series Webinar: Protecting Your Vision Through a Healthy Lifestyle and Colorful Eating Plan

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 90% of diabetes-related vision loss can be preventable. This eye-opening statistic highlights the critical importance of proactive eye care and management for individuals with diabetes. In our upcoming webinar, we will delve into the top five strategies to maintain eye health and prevent vision impairment, providing you with practical and actionable insights to protect your vision and overall health.

Firstly, ensuring an annual eye exam is crucial for early detection and effective treatment of vision issues. Regular check-ups can help identify problems such as diabetic retinopathy and other eye conditions before they become severe. Beyond regular eye exams, our focus will extend to cultivating a healthy lifestyle, with a particular emphasis on adopting a colorful eating regimen. The dietary patterns that benefit diabetes and heart health also play a vital role in safeguarding vision. We’ll explore optimal food choices and methods to effortlessly incorporate a spectrum of nourishing, plant-based, colorful foods into your daily meals and snacks, enhancing both your eye health and overall well-being.

What You Will Discover

  1. The top 5 things you can do to keep your eyes healthy and prevent vision loss.
  2. Developing a healthy lifestyle includes creating a healthy eating pattern (foods you should eat versus what you should not eat) and incorporating physical activity.
  3. Explore ways you can more easily include a rainbow of healthy plant-based foods on your plate for every meal and snack.

About the Speaker

Janice MacLeod, MA, RD, CDCES, FADCES, is a diabetes-cardiometabolic consultant and thought leader in digital health and chronic condition management. Janice began her career as a diabetes-focused dietitian and certified diabetes care and education specialist at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA and later at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD. More recently, Janice led clinical advocacy at Medtronic and Companion Medical and has served in clinical leadership roles with Welldoc and Johnson and Johnson. She is past chair of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Diabetes Practice Group and has been elected to the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists Board of Directors (2024-2027). Janice has authored multiple publications and developed numerous programs on diabetes nutrition, digital health, and practice transformation. Her passion is developing business-savvy solutions leveraging technology to transform care.

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Janice MacLeod MA RD CDCES FADCES Diabetes-cardiometabolic consultant and thought leader in digital health and chronic condition management
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