How a new dietitians diet program could help the disabled
A new diet program to help people with diabetes is promising a healthier way of eating, but some health experts are concerned that some people could be harmed.
The new program called My Dietitians Dietitian Association offers free meals and snacks at restaurants and shops, and also offers meals with meals at local restaurants.
Dr. Jennifer L. Miller, an orthopedic surgeon and nutritionist at Cleveland Clinic, said she believes the program is a way for people with disabilities to participate in healthy living.
“I think it’s great for the patients that have diabetes and those who are on the dietitious end of it,” Miller said.
“It’s very convenient.
I think it is a very helpful thing for people that are out there.”
The program’s goal is to help those with diabetes lose weight and improve their health.
The program is being piloted at the Cleveland Clinic’s Health and Wellness Center in the area of the medical center.
The clinic is the only one of the nation’s largest medical centers that is offering a dietitiously focused program.
“What’s really exciting about this is that it’s going to have a lot of patients that are on a lot more restrictive diets that don’t really have a place to eat, or they don’t have a regular way to make sure they’re getting the nutrients they need,” Miller told WCPO.
Some patients, however, may have some of the same concerns as Miller.
“They may feel like the program has not been tested in people with insulin resistance or diabetes,” she said.
The idea behind the program, called MyDietitians, is to offer a healthy, high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet to people who are already struggling with weight loss and other health problems.
“There are a lot people that may not have access to that kind of nutritional support, so this is the next step for them,” Miller added.
The MyDeatitians program has about 300 members and is working to expand.
Some patients have been participating for more than a year.
The Cleveland Clinic is the first in the country to offer the program.
The organization has also developed a free online program that has also been a success.
About 2,000 people have signed up for the program since its launch in June, Miller said, and the number is growing every day.
Miller said she has seen some patients who are now participating in the program feel better, but many others still have concerns about the program.
“I think a lot are concerned about the amount of calories they are consuming,” she told WCCO.
“A lot of people are going to be worried about it, because it may be more restrictive.”
She said that for some people, there may be a certain amount of restriction that is acceptable, but she thinks that many people are not aware of what that is.
“It’s important for them to know that, yes, you can eat more calories,” Miller continued.
“But for most people, it’s very restrictive.”
The Cleveland program offers the meals at participating restaurants and other local stores.
The restaurants also offer meals with meal at local establishments.
The nonprofit MyDinner will also offer a variety of meal options.
The meal options range from a traditional Mediterranean to vegetarian options, including a salad and rice option.
The meals are also free.
The Food Network, which produces the Food Network program, is in the process of launching its own program in Ohio.
The Ohio program is the fourth such program, and will include a program similar to the Cleveland program, which will include meals with more healthy options and snacks.
The network is also planning to launch a new, free online meal program.
Miller expects more states will launch their own programs.
“We’re hoping that this will grow to other states and other countries,” she explained.
“I think there’s a lot that we can learn from this.”
Dr. Katherine J. Cramer is a senior medical writer for WCPE-TV.
Follow her on Twitter @KJCPramer.