Diabetes Fitness Tips Articles

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.

How to Choose Your Own Adventure

By Erin Spineto No Comments

Having an adventure can be good for your spirit and good for your diabetes control. Here’s where to begin.

Community Perspective: Fueling for Exercise

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Jennifer Okemah, certified diabetes educator and certified sports nutritionist, joined our Tuesday Twitter community discussion to chat about how to fuel up for safe exercise with diabetes.

Dealing With the Highs and Lows of Exercising With Diabetes

By Jennifer Okemah, CDE, CSS 2 Comments

Jennifer Okemah, CDE, explains the highs and lows of exercising with diabetes.

Exercise for Your Diabetes Type: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Highlights from our August 18, 2015 #DCDE Twitter chat with special guest Dr. Sheri Colberg, diabetes and exercise expert. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Exercise for Diabetes: Pros and Cons

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

For people with diabetes, the benefits of exercise far outweigh the risks—but it’s important to know both.

Regular Exercise Can Help Manage Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Researchers across the globe agree: for a longer, healthier life, regular exercise is key.

Summertime Exercise: Staying Safe

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE No Comments

See great tips to beat the heat's effects on your diabetes and your overall health.

Sitting is the New Smoking, So Get Out of That Chair

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Sitting for long periods of time can have harmful effects on your health. Following a few guidelines can help to eliminate some of those.

Ever Heard of High-Intensity Interval Training? Its Benefits May Surprise You.

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Recent research has found that high-intensity interval training may be beneficial for those with type 2 diabetes.

Walking Helps Your Health (Even a Little Bit of It)

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

Research shows us that walking, especially with a group, can have major benefits on our health and diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Diabetes and Exercise: #DCDE Twitter Chat Summary

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Our January 13th Twitter chat explored something that’s probably on almost everyone's list of New Year's resolutions: exercise. Our special guest was Dr. Sheri Colberg (@SheriColberg). Colberg is an author, lecturer, researcher, professor…

Exercising With Diabetes: 6 Things to Know

By Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM 1 Comment

A leading expert on diabetes and exercise gives us the download on why we should be more active with diabetes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Fueling Up for Exercise With Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

When you have diabetes, you need to consume energy before and and after exercise to keep your blood sugars stable. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Motivating Yourself to be More Active

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Fitness begins with a realistic plan and a goal that matters to you. See tips to get past mental obstacles and keep yourself motivated.