Diabetes Exercise Articles

Will Exercise Protect Your Heart If Heart Disease Runs in Your Family?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn whether “bad” genes make higher heart risks inevitable.

Diabetes Outdoors: Take a Hike!

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Nature’s wonders are waiting! Here’s how to manage your blood sugar while you enjoy them.

Exercise May Cut Your Death Risk Up to 70 Percent

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

Everyday activities could be enough to help you live longer, says a new study.

A Better Way to Lower Your Heart Risks?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Two heart-healthy measures may work better together than either one does alone.

The Diabetes Olympics

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Jewels Doskicz, RN, discusses how you can bring the competitive spirit into your life with diabetes.

10 Natural Ways to Improve Your Health

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

In a chemical-laden world, you may be looking for some ways to improve your health naturally. Here are a couple quick tips you can use.

Now is the Time to Spring Into Action

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

It's time to crawl out of the winter cave and the not so active habits that have developed over the winter months and make a plan to get active.

Physical Activity Reduces Risk of Cardiovascular Complications in Type 2 Diabetes

By Conor Hilton No Comments

Type 2 diabetes raises your risk for cardiovascular diseases. Now a major study confirms that exercise is key to reducing your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Need Exercise Ideas? Try Sweatbetes Videos

By Kate Cornell 1 Comment

It’s easy enough to find ways to add aerobic exercise to our day — taking a walk after dinner, taking the stairs at work, etc. — but what about things like yoga and ab workouts?

Former NBA Player Hosts Camp for Type 1 Diabetic Kids

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

Former NBA player Chris Dudley has hosted a yearly summer basketball camp for kids with type 1 diabetes since the inception of the Chris Dudley Foundation in 1994.

Better Blood Sugar Readings Could Be a Breath Away

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

With benefits to both mind and body, would it not be fatuous of us to discount yoga and meditation when living with or parenting to a chronic disease like diabetes? Believe it or not, the…

5 Diabetes-Related Tips for Your Next Outdoor Activity

By Jeanette Terry 1 Comment

Going camping or hiking can become an ordeal when you have diabetes. Here are some ways to ensure you are prepared to enjoy your time in the outdoors.

Why Do Fatty Foods Raise Blood Sugars?

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

The role fats play in blood sugar control. Fats play an important role in metabolism and diabetes control. Learn how fats make an impact.

Celebrity Chef Changing Diabetes Eating, One Restaurant at a Time

By Jeanette Terry 3 Comments

A diabetes diagnosis is never anything to be happy about. But in celebrity chef Art Smith's case, his type 2 diagnosis looks like it could make a big difference for others.

Why Is Junk Food So Addicting?

By Kate Cornell 8 Comments

As people with type 2 diabetes, one of the first things we try to do is to let go of foods that aren’t healthy: junk food.

Learn From Cedrik's Diabetes Mistakes

By Pharmacist George 1 Comment

I cannot get over what I saw one day at the pharmacy. Cedrik, a young man in a wheelchair, was trying to reach for an item from the over-the-counter section in front of the pharmacy…