Summer is prime season for grilling, BBQs and outdoor parties. Erika Chan, a dietetic intern with the MGH Department of Nutrition and Food Services, led a discussion about healthy, flavorful ideas for your next cookout.
Dr. Maria Vivaldi, a cardiologist at the Mass General Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care and director of education at the Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program joined us for a bilingual chat about heart disease prevention.
Click below for the chat highlights. Keep an eye on our calendar for more upcoming chats and special events.
Thanks to everyone who tuned in to our healthy holiday cooking chat earlier this week. Click below for highlights. Hope you’ll join us next month when we talk strategies for managing holiday stress with The Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine.
The beginning of fall is a time of change. Changes in the foliage, changes to your schedule, change in the weather . . . changes in your exercise routine?
Join us on Monday, October 7th at 2pm EST for a chat on adapting your fitness routine to the change in seasons and strategies for fitting fitness into a busy fall schedule. Mike Bento, Personal Trainer at the Clubs at Charles River Park, will be leading the discussion and answering your questions.
Follow #MGHDSME for more details. If you’d like to submit questions ahead of time, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A big thanks to everyone who tuned-in to our fitness chat this week – our best one yet! We’ve put a transcript up on Storify, so if you missed it you can still catch up. Lots of good info on starting a fitness routine in there, so definitely worth a read.
Join us Wednesday, May 22nd at 2pm EST for a chat on starting a fitness routine for spring and summer. Mike Bento, Personal Trainer at The Clubs at Charles River Park, will lead the discussion and answer your fitness-related questions.
Discussion topics will include:
- Is cardio or weight training better for diabetes?
- Are machines or free weights better for strength training?
- Is there a best time of day to exercise?
Follow #MGHDSME for more details. If you’d like to submit a question for our chat, e-mail email@example.com.
Find us on Twitter: @MGHDiabetesEd
Miss our chat? No worries, you can read the transcript here. Thanks to everyone who participated – we hope to do another one soon.
We will be hosting a nutrition Twitter Chat next
Thursday, October 18 from 12-1pm (EDT).
Katie Andrews, MS (Nutrition Communication) and Dietetic Intern here at Mass General will be leading the discussion and answering questions from the audience.
Topics will include:
- What tools can I use to choose better restaurant meals?
- Should I be eating gluten-free carbohydrates?
- Are artificial sweeteners safe?
If you’d like to submit your own question for discussion, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (note: this chat is for educational purposes only and is not medical advice. For any personal health questions, contact your healthcare provider).
The hashtag for this chat is #MGHDSME. You can also follow us on Twitter: @MGHDiabetesEd