ERIC Number: ED361137
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Meal Planning for People with Diabetes, 2nd Edition = Planificacion de Comidas para Personas con Diabetes, 2 Edicion.
National Migrant Resource Program, Inc., Austin, TX.
This booklet provides information about diabetes and meal planning particularly designed for migrant individuals. The first section defines diabetes, explains different types of diabetes, lists results of uncontrolled diabetes, and describes the goals and components of a diabetic meal plan. The second section explains the exchange system of equivalent foods, including lists of acceptable foods contained in each food group, information on weights and measurements, and a meal planning chart. The third section provides suggestions for planning meals, cautions about the use of "diet" foods, and presents a list of common Mexican foods with corresponding food exchanges. The final section contains helpful information about living with diabetes, explaining how diabetes can be controlled through meal planning, exercise, and medications. It also addresses proper handling of social occasions, alcoholic beverages, and sick-day diets. Space is provided in the back of the booklet for special instructions. (KS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Diabetes, Dietetics, Disease Control, Eating Habits, Food, Health Promotion, Migrant Health Services, Migrants, Nutrition Instruction
National Migrant Resource Program, Inc., 1515 Capital of Texas Hwy. S., Ste. 200, Austin, TX 78746 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Multilingual/Bilingual Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Michigan State Dept. of Public Health, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: National Migrant Resource Program, Inc., Austin, TX.