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Understanding Diabetes in the Jewish Community

Hello and welcome to our dedicated space for discussing and addressing diabetes within the Jewish community. Our site features a diverse range of professionals, therapists, and content focused on combating and understanding diabetes in the Jewish community.

Unique Challenges of Diabetes in the Jewish Community

When individuals within the Jewish community are affected by diabetes, which is often influenced by distinct cultural and dietary factors, it represents a specific category of challenges faced by this group. Traditional Jewish foods, holiday celebrations, and lifestyle practices can impact blood sugar management and diabetes control. Often, cultural and religious factors play a role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes. It can affect physical health, emotional well-being, and participation in community life.

Watch the videos below to gain insights from Jewish healthcare professionals, therapists, and advocates. These resources offer extensive knowledge on addressing diabetes within the Jewish community, providing expert guidance and culturally sensitive techniques.

Professionals Who Specialize in Diabetes

Matthew Mandelbaum

Therapist, PhD, MSEd, MA

Helping You Increase Your Authenticity, Power, & Effectiveness

  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • 🐣 Out of the box

Roxanne Singer

Psychiatric Medication Provider, DNP, MSN, PMHNP-BC, AGPCNP-NC, AGNP-C, CDCES

No matter where your path to wellness may lead, you can trust that I will be there to guide you every step of the way.

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm

Shoshana Ort

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging
  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering

Rebecca Herman, RDN CDN

Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

A Little Progress Each Day Adds Up To Big Results

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Sarit Shaer

Coach, Healer & Life Coach

No one will ever love you more than you love yourself.

  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’­ Open minded
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Dania Brener

Dietitian, MS, RD, LDN

Your nutrition goals are my nutrition goals!

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Zipa Leah Scheinberg

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, EMDR, SIFI

Healing from C-PTSD is a Soulful Journey of Recovery

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • 🎯 Direct
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous

Elisheva Allon

Dietitian, RD

Nutrition with Intuition

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener
  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Laura Shammah

Dietitian, MS,RDN

Eat everything in moderation. The number on the scale does not dictate a person’s value or

Leah Kaufman

Dietitian, MS, RD, CDE, CDN

Diets fail. Good nutrition doesn't.

  • πŸ’™ Warm
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Yaffi Lvova

Dietitian, RDN

More Confidence, Less Mom-Guilt

Understanding and Addressing Diabetes within the Jewish Community

Diabetes is a pressing concern across various communities, with the Jewish community facing its own specific obstacles. While the broader medical understanding of diabetes exists, the intricacies of dietary practices, cultural norms, and community dynamics within the Jewish community add layers of complexity. Diabetes within the Jewish community can affect individuals regardless of age, gender, or background, highlighting the need for awareness and targeted interventions.

Strategies for Addressing Diabetes in the Jewish Community

Effective support and treatment for Jewish individuals with diabetes necessitate approaches that are culturally and religiously attuned. This encompasses dietary modifications that respect religious beliefs and cultural practices, community support networks that provide a sense of understanding and encouragement, and accessible healthcare resources. Tailored education and interventions are developed to address the specific facets of diabetes within the Jewish community. It's crucial to seek professional guidance to navigate these challenges effectively, ensuring a path towards optimal diabetes management and improved quality of life. It's important to note that our professionals are experts in their fields, bringing both specialized knowledge and a deep understanding of cultural nuances to their work

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