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Exercise & Diabetes

Goal/Objective: To establish a daily routine of physical activity within your individual scope of mobility. Time Frame: Ongoing for the rest of your life! Which, of course, will be longer because you exercise. The Importance of Exercise When You Have Diabetes https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-importance-of-exercise-when-you-have-diabetes If you got this email from someone who forwarded it to you, please … Continue reading Exercise & Diabetes

More on Exercise – Benefits & Challenges

The importance of exercise to a diabetic is second only to nutrition. The exercise you choose is up to you and your health care practitioner. Peruse these articles: How To Boost Brain Function With Exercise https://www.outsideonline.com/2027601/how-boost-brain-function-exercise INTRODUCING THE FIVE MINUTE KITCHEN WORKOUT https://www.drchatterjee.com/blog/5min-kitchen-workout.cfm If you got this email from someone who forwarded it to you, … Continue reading More on Exercise – Benefits & Challenges

Pure Air

You can get exercise, fresh air, and sunshine all at the same time on your daily walk! “Even a simple walk outside can raise your immune system. ‘Exercise leads to an increase in natural killer cells, neutrophils and monocytes, which ultimately increases immune function,’ Ather Ali, ND, MPH, assistant director of Complementary/Alternative Medicine Research at … Continue reading Pure Air

Sunlight/Circadian Rhythm

An additional benefit of sunlight is its crucial role in your circadian rhythm. A circadian rhythm is a natural, internal process that regulates the sleep-wake cycle and repeats on each rotation of the earth roughly every 24 hours (Wikipedia). Dr. Arlene Taylor, brain-function specialist, describes it: “When sunlight enters the eye, it strikes the light-sensitive retina. Remember, … Continue reading Sunlight/Circadian Rhythm

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