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What do I do with a diabetic co-worker who is not careful

From: katyakachuckles - 5 years 41 weeks ago

My co-worker eats everything and anything....except healthy food. He is diabetic and right now is drinking his second can of Cherry Cola (regular not diet) along with a Wendy's burger, a salad, a baked potato and chili!!!! Since I am his supervisor I would be out of line telling his wife, but I feel that she should know what is going on all day when he is at work. What Do I DO????

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You can't make someone do something they don't want to do. This person may be denail and using "bad" food as a way to fight back, basically saying "I can fight this by doing things my way'. Check out some healthly living website like Live Stong. Also, since you are the supervisor, during your meet department meeting, set up a lunch walk program or other health living activites. Also, check some healthy eating books, especially fruit and vegetable books and diet. A good one is TraverseBayFarms.com But most important is you can't force anyone to do anything, so go slow by keep up the pressure.

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