Balancing Act: An Integrative Approach to Diabetes Management

When:  Apr 24, 2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CT)

Date: April 24, 2024
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm CT

This presentation explores the concept of an integrative approach to diabetes management, emphasizing the importance of a well-rounded strategy that includes Modern Nutrition, Ayurvedic Diet, lifestyle management and Ayurvedic Therapies. We will delve into various facets of diabetes care, including nutrition, Ayurvedic spices, stress management, and Ayurvedic therapies. Our objectives include educating the audience about the benefits of combining modern nutrition and Ayurvedic approaches, providing practical tips for integrating these strategies into daily life, and emphasizing the potential for improved blood glucose control and overall well-being. By the end of this presentation, attendees will have a deeper understanding of how a balanced, integrative approach can empower individuals to effectively manage their diabetes while enhancing their quality of life.

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CPE Level: 2
CPEU: 1 (pending)

Performance Indicators

  • 8.2.1 Engages in educational activities to maintain knowledge and to obtain new knowledge of diseases and clinical conditions.

  • 8.4.1 Gains an understanding of integrative and functional medicine models and interventions and how these models and interventions are applied to nutrition and dietetics service

  • 10.4.1 Identifies classifications of nutraceutical pharmacological agents and the action on the body.

Learning Objectives

  • Objective 1: Understand the concept of an integrative approach to diabetes management and its potential benefits, including improved blood glucose control and overall well-being.
  • Objective 2: Learn Integrative practical strategies that combine modern nutrition & Ayurvedic Diet and Ayurvedic Spices.
  • Objective 3: Explore the role of stress management and Ayurvedic therapies in diabetes care and gain insights into their impact on diabetes management.


Gauri Junnarkar MS, BAMS, RDN, LD, CDCES, LMT

Gauri Junnarkar is an highly acclaimed Author, International Keynote speaker, Nutrition Ayurveda & wellness expert and the Founder, Director of ‘Ayurnutrition’, an integrative and Holistic wellness practice in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. She has co-authored two books ‘A Primer on Ayurveda: A Practical Guide’, and ‘Ayurveda & Yoga: A Path to health and healing’ now published on Amazon. She is the host of the wellness show ‘Wellness Bites with Gauri’ on YouTube and as a podcast. Gauri believes that mind and body have a profound effect on each other. She loves to educate people in choosing the right foods using Ayurveda & Nutrition to nourish the body and create a positive impact on mental health and wellness. With 15+ years as an Ayurveda Practitioner & 13+ years as a Licensed Nutrition Professional, 10+ years as a Certified Diabetes Educator & Licensed Massage Therapist , Gauri has been guiding people in reducing stress levels to increase their energy levels with Ayurvedic Lifestyle and Ayurvedic Therapies. Learn more about her at