High Intensity Interval Training

Interval training is a flexible form of training that has also been shown to be particularly beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes. High intensity interval training has made positive headlines thanks to research showing that relatively small amounts of interval training can be as beneficial to health as longer periods of conventional cardiovascular exercise, … Continue reading High Intensity Interval Training

Dental Health & Diabetes

Having diabetes is a major risk factor for developing periodontal (gum) disease, especially when blood glucose isn’t well controlled. One large study found about 60 percent of people with diabetes have some evidence of periodontal disease. Diabetes is the leading cause of periodontal disease. People with diabetes (both type 1 and type 2) experience three … Continue reading Dental Health & Diabetes

Begin The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge

Are you ready to get started on The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge? Have you already started? If you are not part of the Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics Facebook group, please consider joining so you can discuss your progress (or lack thereof) with the other group members. For ideas about walking/hiking, more information is available on our … Continue reading Begin The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge

Get Ready for The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge

It has become a tradition in Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics to join The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge every May! The Challenge is to see how close you can get to 10,000 steps a day, 7 days a week. Richard lived in San Francisco for several years after his retirement as president of Pacific Union College. When … Continue reading Get Ready for The 30-day Richard Osborn Challenge

Ellen G. White and Intermittent Fasting

If you didn’t know that Ellen White supports what we now call Intermittent Fasting, I recommend an excellent article by author Dr. DeWitt S. Williams who was diagnosed as diabetic and details his research and personal testimony (see https://spectrummagazine.org/news/2018/ellen-g-white-and-intermittent-fasting). For a comprehensive resource on fasting, see Moore, Jimmy, and Dr. Jason Fung. The Complete Guide … Continue reading Ellen G. White and Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

The most simplistic explanation of intermittent fasting is nothing (except water) between supper and breakfast. No bedtime snacking! While 12 hours of fasting and 12 hours of feasting, technically, is intermittent fasting, the most popular schedules for intermittent fasting are 16:8 (16 hours fasting and 8-hour eating window) and 18:6 (18 hours fasting and 6-hour … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting

Review of Dietary Approaches

You can review the typical dietary approaches to diabetes management at https://adventistvegetariandiabetics.com/getting-started/approaches-to-diabetes-management/. The dietary protocol that seems to work best for many Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics is represented in the first  downloadable PDF document. There are two other PDF food lists: Low-carb Food List for Diabetics 210310 Dr. Westman's Low-carb Food List (edited for Adventist Vegetarian … Continue reading Review of Dietary Approaches