Diabetes Diet And Exercise Articles

16 Ideas on How to Eat Your Way to a Healthier Heart

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Lower your risk with these tasty changes to your daily diet.

10 Food Tips to Lower Cholesterol

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Your diet can have a huge impact on your cholesterol levels. Here are five foods to avoid and five foods to add to your diet to help lower cholesterol.

5 Lifestyle Changes for Healthy Cholesterol Levels

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

While there are some high cholesterol risk factors that you can't change, like your family history or your age, there are plenty of lifestyle changes you can make to achieve or maintain healthy cholesterol levels.

5 Ways to Fit Exercise Into Your Already Busy Life

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

These five exercise tips will allow you to get the benefits of exercise with the few minutes you have to spare every day.

How to Eat Better When You Don’t Know Where to Start

By Jeanette Terry 1 Comment

Changing your eating habits is no easy feat. Here's how to get started.

Barrier to Exercise With Type 2 Can Be Overcome

By Tom Betar 2 Comments

Here's help for developing and sticking with a good exercise plan.

Is Your Dietitian Crazy?

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

See expert tips to find a dietitian who helps you better manage diabetes, and skip the ones who don’t.

Why Am I Losing Weight With Type 2 Diabetes?

By Amy Reeder, CDE No Comments

Are you losing weight unintentionally? It might be time to visit your doctor.

Say Yes to Beans!

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE No Comments

There’s a lot to like about beans, especially if you have diabetes. Learn about the health benefits of beans, and how to fit more beans into your eating plan.

Isometric Exercises for People With Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Isometric exercise is a great way to help people with diabetes stay active.

Community Perspective: How Can I Stay Healthy Over the Holidays?

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

This week in our community discussion with type 1s, type 2s, and diabetes advocates, we discussed how to navigate mindful eating during the holidays.

Chew on This: Gum and Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Ever wonder if chewing gum could be affecting your blood sugar? Jewels Doskicz, RN, explains the ins and outs of sugar and sugar-free gum.

How Does Losing Weight Help With Type 2 Diabetes?

By Danielle Cronquist 2 Comments

Here’s the what, why, and how to losing weight with type 2 diabetes.

Can Gastric Bypass Surgery Affect Mental Health?

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Following gastric bypass surgery, you may be especially focused on physical health, but what about your mental health?

Supplements: What You Need to Know

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 1 Comment

Find out which supplements are right for your body's needs.

A Guide to Coffee for People With Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 4 Comments

Can people with diabetes drink coffee? We answer this question and more in this diabetic's guide to coffee.