Diabetes self-management requires attention to detail and consistency in care. Discover how you can take it a few steps beyond the basic treatment methods typically prescribed by your health care team. Learn how to trick diabetes and maintain better blood sugar levels with these simple tips. […]
Although we experienced a mild winter season, most of you are ready for springtime. Spring is the perfect season to make positive lifestyle changes and improve overall health routines. Research points in the direction of “lifestyle changes” for improved health into old age. Genetics are important but behavior can be influential by incorporating good life long […]
Research over the past decade has revealed that having diabetes and meditating can be a winning combination. From insulin resistance to managing stress and diabetes-related complications, meditating can make a notable difference in your overall well-being. Discover more about how focused breathing might help you lower your blood sugar.
When you have diabetes, it is helpful to keep track of your fitness efforts. Using a tracking device lets you know how far you have walked, run or moved around throughout the day. Discover the incredible evolution of fitness trackers, from the omron pedometer to modern devices such as the Fitbit and beyond.
Working out at least 150 minutes over the course of a week is an important part of any diabetes self-management plan along with choosing great snacks after your exercise. These simple lifestyle habits can help people maintain better blood glucose control. Discover the best post workout diabetes snacks.
I often teach patients who are referred to the diabetes self management program who have not exercised for most of their life. Age seems to be irrelevant since there are both young and old patients who do little physical activity besides sitting at their desk, computer or TV during the day.
Regular exercise can minimize health complications associated with diabetes, including obesity and cardiovascular problems. Find out the connection between flexibility, balance and injuries with diabetes and how the right types of exercise can help.
Summer is here and everyone is concerned about their bodies in swimsuits, shorts and tank tops. If you want to shed a few pounds to feel better and control your blood sugars you’re not alone. Consider a few simple techniques to get the weight off for summer with diabetes.
- Fad diets rarely work and the weight […]