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The Prediabetes Diet Plan:
How to Reverse Prediabetes through Healthy Eating and Exercise

Book by Hillary Wright, MEd, RD
Study Guide by Jacqueline Gutierrez, MS, MSEd, RD,CDN

16 CPEUs

Book, 244 pgs & study guide, 26 pgs with 1 Reporting Form
This program offers a comprehensive strategy of diet and lifestyle change, which has been proven more effective than medication. Sections on carbohydrate counting, heart healthy diets, meal planning, grocery shopping, dining out, supplements, and exercise, will enable you to empower your patients to make healthier everyday choices that can effect real change on their insulin levels and overall well-being.

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C253F 16 CPEUs

The Prediabetes Diet Plan:
How to Reverse Prediabetes through Healthy Eating and Exercise

Book by Hillary Wright, MEd, RD
Study Guide by Jacqueline Gutierrez, MS, MSEd, RD,CDN

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Deborah Kerchner: "[I liked the] specific recommendations and wording of how to communicate to clients."

Janet Seagren: "This book is wonderfully written; informative very practical & easy to read. A copy should be in every doctors office!!"

Sherry Turner: "I really enjoyed the practical/realistic approach in preventing diabetes. This book offers a wealth of information and resources to help achieve your goal in preventing diabetes."


Welcome to the pre-approved, accredited CPE program for The PreDiabetes Diet Plan. The program consists of a book of the same title by Hillary Wright, M.Ed, RDN, and this study guide. The CPE program is designed to help you advise your clients about eating and exercise habits that can control and even potentially reverse prediabetes. It is also designed to help you earn 16 Level 2, Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs).
To get the most out of this CPE program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:

  • Review the objectives in this study guide.
  • Read and study the book.
  • Assess what you have learned by answering the self-assessment questions in this study guide.
  • Compare your answers to the answer key, which you will find at the end of the study guide. If you scored at least 80% (40 questions) correct, you have completed the program and are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REPORTING FORM in front of this study guide. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read the appropriate sections of the book and until you score at least 80% correct.

After you have successfully completed the program, complete the CPE REPORTING FORM and:
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Upon completion of this CPE program you will be better able to:

  • Assess at least three factors that can raise a person's risk of prediabetes;
  • Describe how insulin resistance affects a person who is prediabetic;
  • Assess how carbohydrate intake affects insulin resistance;
  • Explain how obesity and BMI relate to prediabetes and accompanying insulin resistance;
  • Advise clients about the benefits of the balanced-plate approach;
  • Apply the four steps of the balanced plate method;
  • Explain how carbohydrate counting can help with portion control and calorie intake;
  • Discuss how to calculate a person's calorie and carbohydrate needs;
  • Demonstrate how to spread out carbohydrate intake throughout the day;
  • Formulate a balanced diet plan using carbohydrate counting that involves healthy portion sizes;
  • Develop weight loss strategies for overweight and obese clients;
  • Recommend foods that are low to moderate in carbohydrates for meals and snacks;
  • Pinpoint potential areas of difficulty when using carbohydrate counting on a regular basis;
  • Explain the importance of not over-limiting carbohydrates;
  • Provide cholesterol and blood pressure recommendations to clients with prediabetes;
  • Suggest ways to increase physical activity;
  • Explain the benefits of taking supplements for a client who has prediabetes;
  • Recommend foods that are good choices to select in a supermarket;
  • Advise clients about choosing low to moderate carbohydrate items when dining out;
  • Assist clients about limiting carbohydrates during the holidays and in social settings.


Part 1: Defining Prediabetes and Its Causes
Chapter 1: Understanding Prediabetes
Chapter 2: Insulin Resistance Explained
Part 2: The Prediabetes Diet Plan: Preventing Diabetes
Chapter 3: Managing Your Carbohydrate Intake to Reverse Prediabetes
Chapter 4: Building a Balanced Plate: Carb-Distributed Diet Approach 1
Chapter 5: Carbohydrate Counting: Carb-Distributed Diet Approach 2
Chapter 6: The Details of Counting Carbohydrates
Chapter 7: Making It Happen: Meals and Snacks
Part 3: Reversing Prediabetes Through Weight Loss, a Heart-Healthy Diet, and Exercise
Chapter 8: The Prediabetes-Obesity Connection
Chapter 9: Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter 10: Exercise: Time to Take It Seriously
Part 4: Fine-Tuning the Prediabetes Diet Plan
Chapter 11: Sensible Supplementation
Chapter 12: Mastering the Market: An Aisle-by-Aisle Shopping Guide
Chapter 13: Considerations When Dining Out
Part 5: Preventing Diabetes with a Healthy Mind-Set
Chapter 14: Managing Emotions for Success
Chapter 15: Devising Your Own Prediabetes Diet Plan
Appendix 1: Sample Meal Plans
Appendix 2: Food Journal
About the Author


Hillary Wright is a registered and licensed dietitian with more than two decades of experience counseling clients on diet and lifestyle change. She holds a bachelor's degree in human nutrition from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a master's of education in health education from Boston University.
Hillary is the director of nutrition counseling for the Domar Center for Mind/ Body Health in Waltham, Massachusetts, where she specializes in diabetes prevenĀ­tion and women's health issues. She is the author of The PCOS Diet Plan: A Natural Approach to Health for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
She is also a nutrition writer, speaker, and consultant to industry and health-related organizations, including the nutrition logging system GoodMeasures.com, and has been quoted widely in national media. She holds a part-time position as a nutritionĀ­ist for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, counseling patients during cancer treatment as well as cancer survivors through the Adult Survivorship Clinic.


Jacqueline S. Gutierrez, MS, MSEd, RDN, CDN is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist with nineteen years of experience helping people to improve their health through better nutrition. She has a bachelor's degree in Biology from Hunter College, a master's degree in Medical Biology and Nutritional Science from Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, and a master's degree in Secondary Education from Queens College. She also holds a certificate in Adult Weight Management.
Ms. Gutierrez has worked with various individuals and groups including children, adults, developmentally disabled adults, nursing home residents, kitchen supervisors, and restaurant managers. She is the author and illustrator of Lisa's Day Food Guide Coloring Book and What Happened to My Strawberry Yogurt? In addition, she has written several articles about health and nutrition.
She owns and operates Red Apple Concepts, which offers nutrition counseling and writing services. She also is an adjunct instructor teaching culinary classes for The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division and nutrition classes for the University of Phoenix.
Ms. Gutierrez is a Research Reviewer for the Nutrition Education for the Public practice group of AND, and also currently serves as the Website Coordinator for the Long Island Dietetic Association. She lives in Nassau County, NY with her husband and two children.

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