The Fifth Day of Christmas

December 29 On the FIFTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS I gave to myself 5 miles to walk (or equivalent exercise), and 5 Essential Habits, 4 approaches to dietary management (choosing the best one for me!), 3 servings of non-starchy green vegetables, 2 eggs from organic, cage-free, pasture-raised chickens, And a plan to eliminate my hyperinsulinemia with … Continue reading The Fifth Day of Christmas

Exercise & Eyesight

Does exercise affect your eyesight? If you don't know (or even if you do), please take a look at these articles: Diabetic Eye Disease Retinopathy often begins at prediabetic blood sugar levels. Learn why and what you can do to stop and even reverse this damage. https://www.bloodsugar101.com/diabetic-eye-disease Sedentary Behavior Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/sedentary-behavior-linked-diabetic-retinopathy/ Can … Continue reading Exercise & Eyesight

Seasonal Exercise

What season of the year is it where you live? In the Northern Hemisphere, it's summer. So you may want to exercise by swimming. If so, you need to take special care of your feet. Here are two articles for your reference: Summer Foot Care https://adventistvegetariandiabetics.wordpress.com/2017/06/23/summer-foot-care/ Diabetes and swimming https://www.swimming.org/justswim/diabetes-and-swimming/ May is actually National Water … Continue reading Seasonal Exercise

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

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