Providing DSMT and MNT from a weight-neutral perspective requires professionals to synthesize myriad national guidelines in the context of weight-inclusive care. Dr. Michelle May will speak about how she updated her diabetes self-management training program to be weight-neutral. She’ll provide specific examples of the revisions made in her book, Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat with Diabetes and in the Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Diabetes consumer program and professional training.
Michelle May, M.D., CSP, empowers audiences to take charge of their lives and end chronic dieting and overeating without deprivation and guilt. Her authenticity and passion for mindful eating stems from her own personal struggle with food and body image. After years of ineffective yo-yo dieting, she developed a mindful, non-diet approach to food, movement, and self-care.
Michelle founded Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Programs and Training in 1999 to share this compassionate, constructive, and life-changing approach through health and wellness professionals, corporate wellness programs, and community-based programs. Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs are available through hundreds of licensed Am I Hungry? facilitators, coaches, therapists, and instructors worldwide.
Dr. Michelle May is the award-winning author of the book series, Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat, that teaches mindful eating for yo-yo dieting, diabetes, binge eating disorder, bariatric surgery, students, and athletes. Michelle is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association.