Muscle Moves to Help Tame Diabetes

Why Do Strength Training? Because you have diabetes, you know how important it is to control your blood sugar. Strength training helps. Simple moves done regularly can prompt your muscles to absorb more glucose. You’ll also burn more calories, day and night, as you get stronger. Your mood, cholesterol levels, and blood pressure may improve,[…]

Blood Sugar Basics: Terms You Should Know

Hypo-Gluco-What? Start getting into the subject of blood sugar, and you may feel like you’re speaking another language! Here are some of the most common words and phrases you might hear when you’re talking to your doctor about metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, or diabetes.   Blood Glucose Glucose is a kind of sugar that your[…]

High Blood Sugar and Diabetes

Blood sugar control is at the center of any diabetes treatment plan. High blood sugar, or hyperglycemia, is a major concern, and can affect people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes . There are two main kinds:   Fasting hyperglycemia. This is blood sugar that’s higher than 130 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter) after not eating or drinking for at[…]

Nourish the Diabetic Spirit

American Diabetes Month takes place each November and is a time to come together as a community to Stop Diabetes®! – See more at:  http://www.diabetes.org/   Nourish the Diabetic Spirit   When you’re diagnosed with diabetes, the news can hit hard. Experts call the condition diabetes mellitus, but psychotherapist Richard R. Rubin, Ph.D., has another[…]