For many of us, its the most highly anticipated meal of the year. Surrounded by family and friends, devouring homemade treats and family recipes can become a competitive sport on Thanksgiving. Before falling victim to the tryptophan comatose again this year, Dr. Ross Tanner, founder of the Diabetes and Lipids Clinic of Alaska suggests a different strategy. Simple decisions like eating breakfast and snacking before The Meal are just a couple of the tips Dr. Tanner shared at a health talk he gave on diabetes, cholesterol and the holidays at Providence Hospital on Monday, November 15.
- American Diabetes Association
- Dr. Ross Tanner: Rethinking the Thanksgiving Feast (PDF)
- State of Alaska Diabetes recommendations (PDF)
- Facebook: Providence Alaska Medical Center
- Diabetes and Lipids Clinic of Alaska
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RECORDED: Monday, November , 2010
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Thursday November 18, 2010 at 2:00 p.m., repeats Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
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