Preventing and Reversing Diabetes
Lisa B. Nelson, MD, is Director of Medical Education for Kripalu Healthy Living programs. She holds a medical degree from the University of Massachusetts in Worcester and completed her residency in family medicine at Boston…
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Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, LDN, RYT, is Lead Nutritionist at Kripalu. Author of the award-winning Every Bite Is Divine, she is also an integrative dietitian and a Kripalu Yoga teacher. Annie is the former…
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For people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes is a serious chronic disease that affects your heart, kidneys, brain, eyes, and nervous system. But it can be prevented, managed, and in some cases even reversed through lifestyle change. Learn how to reclaim your health from experts in integrative health, nutrition, diabetes education, yoga and meditation, and lifestyle change.
During your stay, enjoy three healthy meals each day, workshops, daily movement classes, cooking classes, and plenty of time to connect and share. In this program, you
- Learn how a nutrient-dense whole foods diet can influence the course of the disease and how to adopt this way of eating
- Understand the effects of physical activities on blood sugar control and identify the best kind of exercise for your lifestyle
- Understand how stress reduction assists diabetes management and learn to elicit the relaxation response
- Explore alternate strategies and new responses in order to break limiting patterns that cause imbalance and disease
- Create your own personal goals and plan for supporting healthy lifestyle changes.
The Berkshire Health Systems designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 credits(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Massachusetts Medical Society for Continuing Education through the joint sponsorship of Berkshire Health Systems and Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. The Berkshire Healthy Systems is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Please note There is a $75 charge for CMEs.
- 22 credits for Registered Dietitians (RD), $20 additional charge
- 12.5 credits for Physicians (MD/DO), $75 additional charge
- 22 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $20 additional charge
- 19.75 credits for Nurses (NURS), $20 additional charge
Dates for this Program
|January 12–17, 2014||Lisa B. Nelson, Annie B. Kay|
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $565 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $860 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More