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Exercise Is The Most Needed Management Tool
The most needed, yet toughest to follow, diabetes management tool is exercise. Exercise can help control weight and therefore lower blood sugar levels, risk of heart disease and insulin resistance. A gradual phased in exercise program when practiced routinely and monitored regularly will give your diabetes management a new start. Excessive exercise could be a cause of severe hypoglycemia. In fact, even moderate exercise may cause a drop in blood sugar for the next 24...
Learning How To Read Nutrition Labels: Simplified!
How To Read Nutrition Labels: Simplified! For someone newly diagnosed with diabetes, understanding nutrition labels can be confusing.Luckily, nutrition facts on the label are structured in such a way that it is  easy to follow. There are 7 major parts of a nutrition label that you need focus on. Use the example nutrition label of a whole-grain granola bar below to help guide you as we follow each step! 1. Serving Size The serving size...
Learning About The Importance of Weight Loss
Learning About The Importance of Weight Loss Type 2 diabetes has long been linked to obesity and being overweight. Research at the Harvard School of Public Health showed that the single best predictor of type 2 diabetes is being obese or overweight. Another report verified that the best way to keep diabetes under control is to lose weight. The report cited the fact that a reduction of 5 to 10% (7 to 12 lbs.) in...
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