75 episodes

Welcome to Yumlish podcast, where our mission is to amplify the voices of health professionals to help you better manage chronic conditions, like type 2 diabetes, through nutrition and wellness. We discuss everything from preventative care to multicultural nutrition to the stigmatization of chronic illness. Join us every Thursday for your weekly dose of nutrition, physical activity, and all things health.

Yumlish: Diabetes and Multicultural Nutrition Shireen Abdullah

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Welcome to Yumlish podcast, where our mission is to amplify the voices of health professionals to help you better manage chronic conditions, like type 2 diabetes, through nutrition and wellness. We discuss everything from preventative care to multicultural nutrition to the stigmatization of chronic illness. Join us every Thursday for your weekly dose of nutrition, physical activity, and all things health.

    Encouraging Childhood Wellness through Sustainable Exercise

    Encouraging Childhood Wellness through Sustainable Exercise

    Elaine Wyllie dives into how to combat childhood obesity through daily exercise. She talks about how exercise contributes to children’s brain development, why it's so important for children to establish sustainable wellness habits from an early age, and how institutions can overcome social inequalities to make exercise accessible for all children. Tune in to find out why we should encourage childhood wellness through sustainable exercise!

    Elaine Wyllie is the founder of The Daily Mile, an organization that aims to improve the physical, emotional, and social health and wellbeing of all people.

    “Children have to own the problem. It has to be theirs, and then they have to be able to do something about it. You have to empower them.”

    On this Episode you will Learn:

    Exercise for School-Aged Children

    Establishing a Healthy Relationship with Food and Exercise

    Combating Childhood Obesity through Wellness Habits

    How Race and Socioeconomic Status Impact Health Education Access

    How Communities can Implement Public Health Interventions

    Question of the Day: What is your favorite way to move your body?

    Key Points:

    0:00 - Intro with Shireen!

    1:45 - What got you interested in advocacy and inspired you to start the daily mile?

    3:05 - What are some barriers to health education and exercise for children?

    4:45 - How can schools and educators really motivate children to establish healthy relationships with exercise?

    8:55 - How can daily physical activity really help combat childhood obesity?

    11:10 - What does sustainable and accessible wellness mean?

    13:05:- How do socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity impact a child's access to exercise and health education?

    15:00 - Why has the Daily Mile been so effective?

    22:45 - Outro with Shireen!

    Connect with Elaine Wyllie!

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    • 23 min
    How is Childhood Obesity Related to Diabetes?

    How is Childhood Obesity Related to Diabetes?

    Dr. Rachana Shah joins Shireen to explore the link between childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes. She outlines what to expect if your child experiences a pre-diabetes diagnosis, childhood obesity, and/or type 2 diabetes. Tune in to hear about what healthcare providers and caregivers can do to better prevent and manage childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes.

    Dr. Shah is a pediatric endocrinologist and the medical director of the Healthy Weight Program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She has a special interest in pediatric obesity, type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic complications. She is also the mother of 2 young sons.

    “We talk about our children being our future and our most important asset, but as a society, we don't always put our money where our mouth is. I think we are ignoring very large side effects of the pandemic when we don't talk about how this has impacted children's weights and associated conditions.”

    On this Episode you will Learn:

    Factors Contributing to Childhood Obesity and Diabetes

    Predíabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

    COVID-19’s Impact on Childhood Obesity and Diabetes

    Diabetes’ Impact on Children’s Health

    Wellness Management Strategies for Parents and Providers

    Question of the Day: What is one thing you wish you knew earlier about childhood obesity and diabetes?

    Key Points:

    0:00 - Intro with Shireen!

    1:40 - What drew you to become a pediatric endocrinologist?

    2:15 - What is the state of childhood obesity and type two diabetes in the United States currently?

    3:21 - How has COVID-19 impacted the state of childhood obesity and type two diabetes?

    4:45 - What factors contribute to the prevalence of childhood obesity and type two diabetes, especially amongst certain ethnic groups?

    5:40 - What does a pre-diabetes diagnosis mean for children's health and how can you potentially prevent type two diabetes?

    6:11 - How does obesity affect children and adolescents during their youth and even beyond?

    6:50 - How does type two diabetes impact children?

    7:45 - How are childhood obesity and type two diabetes related?

    9:30 - What role can healthcare providers play in supporting children in preventing obesity and type two diabetes?

    14:40 -  What would an ideal world look like in terms of childhood obesity and diabetes prevention?

    17:00 - Can you shed some light on where research and treatments are headed?

    20:45 - Outro with Shireen!

    Connect with Dr.Shah!

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    • 21 min
    Childhood Diabetes & Obesity: Family Burdens and Care Involvement

    Childhood Diabetes & Obesity: Family Burdens and Care Involvement

    Dr. Ashley Butler joins Shireen to discuss the prevalence of and intersection of race and ethnicity in childhood diabetes. She explains how implicit bias exacerbates existing disparities in healthcares and explores how social determinants of health impact childhood obesity.

    Dr. Ashley Butler is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and serves as a Licensed Psychologist at Texas Children’s Hospital. Her research focuses on child health equity funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and several other foundations.

    “With something as complex and as high demand as diabetes, we know that building a support system around the individual with diabetes is the way to go.”

    On this episode you will learn:

    Implicit Bias and Healthcare Disparities

    Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Childhood Obesity

    How Race and Ethnicity Influences Childhood Diabetes

    Childhood Diabetes & Obesity Management

    Upstream and Policies that Impact Health

    Question of the Day: What is one way you want to help mitigate health disparities for minority families affected by childhood diabetes and obesity?

    0:00 - Intro with Shireen!

    1:30 -  What drew you to the field of psychology and pediatric health disparities research?

    3:50 - How do race and ethnicity impact the onset and management of type one and two diabetes?

    5:30 - How do social determinants of health impact childhood obesity?

    7:00 - What is the role of implicit biases in exacerbating disparities?

    9:45 - What is being done and what else can be done to mitigate these health disputes?

    14:50 - What kind of effect does diabetes have on the wellbeing of minority families and their children?

    17:30 - Who are the key players in conversations about healthcare policy and what can we really expect?

    22:45 - Outro with Shireen!

    Connect with Dr.Butler!

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    • 23 min
    Childhood Obesity and Mental Health

    Childhood Obesity and Mental Health

    Dr. Sutaria joins Shireen to discuss the mental health impacts for children experiencing obesity and how social identities further affect this relationship. He outlines what is being done to help end the childhood obesity epidemic. Keep listening to learn how you can better support the mental health of children experiencing obesity.

    Dr. Shailen Sutaria is a clinical doctor specializing in public health with an interest in preventing ill health through lifestyle modifications. He is a clinical lead at Heathily, a self-care platform that uses responsive AI to provide personalized information from doctors and healthcare specialists. 

    “What I'd like to see is a society where the default way of being leaves you eating, healthily being happy and being able to actively exercise without having to make any effort.”

    On this Episode You will Learn:

    Mental Health Impacts of Childhood Obesity

    Methods for Childhood Obesity Prevention

    Attitudes Towards Weight Across Cultures

    How Gender Influences Experiences with Obesity

    COVID”s Impact on Childhood Obesity and Mental Health

    What Governments are doing to Promote Public Health

    Key Points:

    0:00 - Intro with Shireen!

    1:30 - What drew you to medicine and how did you become interested in childhood obesity specifically?

    5:40 - Why is it important to prevent and decrease the rates of childhood obesity?

    12:17 - How does race and ethnicity influence experiences with obesity?

    15:30 - How has COVID-19 impacted childhood obesity and mental health?

    18:12 - How can children experiencing obesity be better supported in preventing and managing these mental health issues?

    22:50 - What are governments, healthcare providers, and families doing to help end the childhood obesity epidemic and what else do you think they should be doing

    32:50 - Outro with Shireen!

    Connect with Dr. Sutaria!

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    • 33 min
    Pregnancy and Preconceived Diabetes

    Pregnancy and Preconceived Diabetes

    On this episode of the Yumlish Podcast, Sue-Ellen Anderson-Haynes joins Shireen to discuss the effects of preconception diabetes on pregnancy. She explores the connections between preconception diabetes and gestational diabetes as well as the potential impacts on breast milk.
    Sue-Ellen Anderson-Haynes Holistic Women’s Health Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, and NASM Women’s Fitness Specialist Certified Personal Trainer. She is the Founder and CEO of 360Girls&Women® LLC, a health and wellness company for girls and women.
    “Go to your team, your registered dietician, your OB GYN, your endocrinologist, go to your team so that you get proper counseling and are set up for a healthy pregnancy.”
    Question of the Day: What’s a pregnancy hack you think other women should know?
    On this episode you will learn:
    The Effects of Preconception Diabetes
    The Connection between Preconception Diabetes Gestational Diabetes
    Diabetes’ Impacts on Breastmilk
    Food & Nutrition Therapy During Pregnancy
    Holistic Wellness Tips for Pregnancy
    Key Notes:
    0:00 - Introduction with Shireen!
    1:45 - How did you become interested in nutritional and therapy and diabetes education, especially for pregnant women?
    3:00 - How does type one diabetes preconception affect women's pregnancies?
    5:10 - How are the effects similar or different for type two diabetes?
    8:30 -  What should women with pre-diabetes or even diabetes preconceptions know?
    9:45 - Is there a link between type one or type two diabetes and gestational diabetes?
    13:25 - How can women with type one with type two diabetes utilize food and nutritional therapy before conception and during pregnancy?
    15:35 - Does type one or type two diabetes impact breast milk?
    19:05 - What is the importance of a holistic approach to wellness and adaptability to the body's needs as they change throughout a life cycle?
    21:25 - What’s one tip pregnant women with diabetes should know?
    22:25 - Outro with Shireen!
    Connect with Sue-Ellen Anderson-Haynes!
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    Connect with Yumlish!
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    • 24 min
    Fatphobia and Our Bodies in the World

    Fatphobia and Our Bodies in the World

    On this episode of the Yumlish Podcast, Dr. Lindo Bacon joins Shireen to discuss fatphobia, body confidence, and navigating health information online. They touch on the ideas of body confidence and fatphobia.

    Dr. Lindo Bacon is a scientist and former professor who has mined their deep academic proficiency, their clinical expertise, and their personal experience to write the groundbreaking books, Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight and the co-authored Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, or Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight. Their newly released book, Radical Belonging: How to Survive and Thrive in an Unjust World (While Transforming it for the Better), takes their inspiring message beyond size, to shaping a culture of empathy, equity, and true belonging.



    “We have to take the whole big picture of somebody's life in mind whenever we're trying to support people in good health.” - Dr. Lindo Bacon



    Question of the Day: When do you feel most confident in yourself and your body?



    We are giving away 3 physical copies of Radical Belonging! See our social media for more information!



    On this episode, you will learn:

    Fatphobia and Its Presence In Our Lives

    The Intersectionality of Our Bodies and Fatphobia

    How Individuals Can Regain Body Confidence

    Balancing Body Confidence, Fatphobia, and Health Concerns

    Tips for Navigating Health Information Online



    Key notes:

    0:00 Welcome with Shireen!

    4:20 Fatphobia in Our Society

    6:32 Fatphobia and Our Bodies

    8:55 Our Bodies in the World

    13:52 Weight and Health

    20:49 Navigating Health Information Online

    23:02 Connect with Dr. Bacon and Giveaway

    23:35 Signing Off with Shireen!



    Connect with Dr. Bacon!

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    • 24 min

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