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There is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” solution to meeting your unique blood sugar goals. We take a personalized approach  to help you balance your blood sugar in a way that fits in to your lifestyle.

There is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” solution to meeting your unique blood sugar goals. We take a personalized approach  to help you balance your blood sugar in a way that fits in to your lifestyle.

What makes our approach unique is that your diabetes care is fully integrated with our state-of-the-art medical obesity management approach. Since obesity is a primary risk factor for diabetes, pre-diabetes, insulin resistance, and other blood sugar issues, we offer an integrated NutritionRx obesity and diabetes.

With so much contradictory information online, managing your blood sugar can be confusing and overwhelming. At NutritionRx, your Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) will help you understand how to monitor your blood sugar, identify patterns that impact glucose control, and work with your doctor to integrate your NutritionRx care plan with your medical regimen.

We help you find a personalized and sustainable plan that includes nutrition, physical activity, and stress management, so you can feel and be balanced!

Your NutritionRx care plan for blood sugar management  always includes:

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Understanding & optimizing macronutrients

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Using exercise & movement to optimize blood sugar

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Carbohydrate quality

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

Get almost-immediate biofeedback, and learn which foods keep your glucose levels steady, and which foods cause it to spike or drop.

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Meal content & timing

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Sleep hygiene

Get answers to frequently asked questions about diabetes and pre-diabetes:

What is pre-diabetes?

Pre-diabetes is a condition in which blood sugar is high, but not high enough to be considered Type 2 Diabetes.

Without intervention, it’s likely to become Type 2 Diabetes within 10 years.

Obesity is a significant risk factor for pre-diabetes.

What are the symptoms of pre-diabetes?

Pre-diabetes often presents with subtle symptoms or may be asymptomatic, making it crucial to be vigilant about risk factors and undergo regular health screenings. Common symptoms may include increased thirst, frequent urination, and unexplained fatigue. Individuals with pre-diabetes may also experience blurred vision, slow wound healing, or recurrent infections. However, it’s important to note that these symptoms can be mild, and some people may not notice any signs at all. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels and consultation with a healthcare professional are essential for early detection and intervention. Identifying pre-diabetes early allows for lifestyle modifications and medical management to prevent progression to type 2 diabetes.

How can I prevent pre-diabetes?

Preventing pre-diabetes involves adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes a balanced diet, regular physical activity, and maintaining a healthy weight. Focus on consuming a variety of nutrient-dense foods, emphasizing whole grains, lean proteins, fruits, and vegetables while limiting intake of sugary and processed foods. Engage in regular aerobic exercise, aiming for at least 150 minutes per week, as it helps improve insulin sensitivity and lowers blood sugar levels. Additionally, incorporating strength training exercises can be beneficial. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is crucial, as excess body fat, especially around the abdomen, is linked to an increased risk of pre-diabetes. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels and seeking medical advice for personalized guidance can also play a key role in preventing pre-diabetes.

Can pre-diabetes be reversed?

Yes, pre-diabetes can often be reversed or its progression to type 2 diabetes can be delayed through lifestyle changes. Adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes a balanced diet, regular physical activity, and maintaining a healthy weight is key. A focus on consuming nutrient-dense foods, such as whole grains, lean proteins, fruits, and vegetables, while limiting sugary and processed foods can help improve insulin sensitivity. Regular aerobic exercise, such as brisk walking, for at least 150 minutes per week, has been shown to be effective in managing pre-diabetes. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is also crucial, as weight loss can contribute to improved blood sugar control. It’s important for individuals with pre-diabetes to work closely with healthcare professionals who can provide personalized guidance, monitor progress, and recommend appropriate interventions to reverse or manage the condition.

What happens if I don't address my pre-diabetes symptoms?

Pre-diabetes, if left unmanaged, can increase the risk of developing various other health conditions. The elevated blood sugar levels associated with pre-diabetes can contribute to long-term damage to the heart and blood vessels, increasing the likelihood of cardiovascular diseases. Additionally, individuals with pre-diabetes are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a chronic condition that affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar. Pre-diabetes is also linked to metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions including high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, and abdominal obesity, further raising the risk of heart disease. Moreover, the impact of pre-diabetes extends to potential complications such as kidney disease, vision problems, and nerve damage. Therefore, managing pre-diabetes through lifestyle modifications is crucial not only for preventing its progression to diabetes but also for reducing the risk of associated health complications.

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Registered Dietitian & Clinical Nutritionist Alexis Beck is uniquely equipped to help with obesity and diabetes.

Registered Dietitian & Clinical Nutritionist Alexis Beck is uniquely equipped to help with obesity and diabetes.

There are very few registered dietitians or clinical nutritionists who have developed an expertise in metabolic health. Alexis is uniquely trained and experienced in the treatment of Simmons Taylor, sweet treat, pre-diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes, as well as obesity.

Alexis applies her deep understanding of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to curate personalized and one-of-a-kind treatment plans for diabetic and pre-diabetic clients. No office visits or contracts—just a one-on-one partnership built upon an evidence-based treatment paradigm that will make a lasting difference—once and for all!

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