Behavioral addiction, Diabetes-friendly cooking

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A psychologist explains how we can become addicted to behaviors and actions, not just substances. Then, we talk to a nutritionist about preparing holiday meals for people who have diabetes.

Featured in this Show

  • How to know if you're experiencing behavioral addiction

    Internet, video games, food, sex, gambling—all of these things can make us feel good, but they also have the potential to become addictive. However, behavioral addictions are not all recognized as equally legitimate, especially compared to substance use disorders. We talk to a clinical psychologist about the similarities and differences between behavioral addictions and substance-related addictions, how to know if a behavior is becoming an addiction, and how to get help.

  • Food Friday: Holiday cooking for loved ones with diabetes

    Family holiday meals can be more difficult for people with diabetes. A nutritionist joins us to share recipes and other tips for cooking and eating during the holidays with diabetes.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Stephanie Steinman Guest
  • Jessica Ball Guest

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