This Mindful Eating for Diabetes Facilitator Training will prepare you to offer a comprehensive diabetes education curriculum for people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes using mindful eating principles to create lasting change. The training program consists of two webinar series for 17 hours of continuing education credits.*
The first seven-week series is observation of a live Mindful Eating for Diabetes program with individuals who have diabetes or pre diabetes. Click here
for more information about the public program.
These webinars are facilitated by Michelle May, M.D.
and Megrette Fletcher MEd, RD, CDE,
the co-creators of the Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Diabetes Program
, a practical mind-body approach that shifts the focus from rigid nutrition rules and strict exercise regimens to awareness of beliefs, habits, thoughts, feelings, and physical sensations. In this program, facilitators guide their participants through the process of learning how to listen to and understand their “inner expert” to put them in charge of their eating and health decisions. This webinar series includes an introduction and six 90-minute group sessions that incorporate the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors™: Healthy eating, Being active, Glucose monitoring, Using medication, Problem solving, Reducing risks, Healthy coping.
The second webinar series in this facilitator training is a seven week series of one-hour webinars for health professionals. These focus on the concepts, content, and delivery of this comprehensive mindful eating for diabetes program.
Schedule for Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Diabetes Facilitator Training (ALL sessions will also be recorded)
Workshop Webinars: Tuesdays, August 26 – October 7, 2014; 10:00am – 11:30 am PST/11:00 am – 12:30 pm MST/ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm CST/ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
Training Webinars: Tuesdays, November 4th – December 16th at 10am PST/11am MST/12pm CST/1pm EST
More details and registration
Introduction: 6 Steps to Thriving with Diabetes: Using the Mindful Eating Cycle
Workshop 1: Awareness
Think: Why Do I Eat?
Care: Understanding Diabetes
Nourish: Paint by Number or Masterpiece
Live: Change Your Mind
Workshop 2: Curiosity
Think: When Do I Want to Eat?
Care: Glucose Monitoring
Nourish: Mindful Meal Planning
Live: Exercise is the Best Medicine
Workshop 3: Non-Judgment
Think: What Do I Eat?
Care: Taking Medications
Nourish: Clearing Carb Confusion
Live: Increase Your Stamina
Workshop 4: Being Present
Think: How Do I Eat?
Care: Staying Healthy
Nourish: Fat Facts
Live: Increase Your Strength
Workshop 5: Letting Go
Think: How Much Do I Eat?
Care: Problem Solving
Nourish: Protein Power
Live: Increase Your Flexibility
Workshop 6: Acceptance
Think: Where Do I Invest My Energy?
Care: A Flexible Approach to Self-Care
Nourish: Putting It All Together
Live: Mindful Movement
About the Facilitators
Michelle May, M.D. and Megrette Fletcher, M.Ed., R.D., C.D.E. have teamed up to help people with prediabetes and diabetes learn about the benefits of mindful eating for health, well-being, and better glucose control.
Michelle May, M.D.
Michelle May, M.D. is a recovered yoyo dieter and the founder of the Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Workshops and Facilitator Training Program. Hundreds of health and wellness professionals have been trained to offer Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs in their communities, companies, and practices.
Michelle is the award-winning author of “Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: How to Break Your Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle,” “Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating,” “Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes,” and “Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Program for Bariatric Surgery.”
As an inspirational speaker and author, Michelle’s passion, insight, and humor stem from her own personal struggles with food. Michelle shares her compelling message and constructive keynotes with audiences around the world. Her goal is to empower individuals to resolve mindless and emotional eating to live the vibrant life they crave.
Megrette Fletcher, M.Ed., R.D., C.D.E.
Megrette Fletcher is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, author, and co-founder of The Center for Mindful Eating. Megrette is the 2013-2014 president of The Center for Mindful Eating, a non-profit, organization to assist health professionals to explore the concepts of mindful eating. She has written articles for and has been quoted about mindful eating in Diabetes Self Management, Today’s Dietitian, Today’s Social Worker, Bariatric Times, Glamour, Family Circle, The Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, Women’s Day, and Oxygen Magazine. Megrette currently works as a diabetes educator in Dover, New Hampshire.
Continuing Education Credits
Am I Hungry? is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 17 Continuing Professional Education (CPEs) for completion of this activity.
This activity has been submitted to the Arizona Nurses' Association for approval to award contact hours. The Arizona Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (Accreditation for 17 contact hours anticipated.)
This program has been approved for 17 Wellcoaches continuing education hours (CEH).