Posts on "Exercise" Category

  • Join America’s Diabetes Challenge

    The American Diabetes Association has launched America’s Diabetes Challenge. The American Diabetes Association’s challenge encourages Type 2 diabetes patients to reach their A1C goals. A1C is measured as the average blood glucose level over the past 2-3 months. Also, patients can talk to their doctors about low blood glucose risks. It is important to talk […]

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  • Losing Weight To Combat Diabetes

    Did you know 80% of people with Type 2 diabetes are overweight? Being overweight and having diabetes is a dangerous combination. Losing weight doesn’t have to be difficult. One visit to the doctor’s office and a simple blood test can determine if you have prediabetes. If you are diagnosed, you need to combine a 30 […]

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  • The Perks of Yoga When You Are Diabetic

    Yoga: Great For Your Mind & Body If you have diabetes, doing yoga can help your overall health. Yoga is great for people with and without diabetes. It is a great way to exercise through different body postures, breathing exercises and meditation. This helps reduce glucagons, hormones treating severe low blood sugar. There are many […]

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  • Pre-Diabetes: What You Need To Know

    American Epidemic Pre-diabetes is an American epidemic. While the American Diabetes Association estimates 29 million Americans have diabetes, astonishing reports state that 86 million people have pre-diabetes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 30% of that 86 million with pre-diabetes will get diabetes within the next five years if preventative measures aren’t […]

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  • Juvenile Diabetes Is On The Rise

    Increasing Number of Children Developing Diabetes Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are on the rise among children in the United States. Parents need to know the symptoms of diabetes so that diabetes does not go untreated among children. It is also important that parents make sure that their kids are eating healthy foods, drinking […]

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  • Start Reversing Your Diabetes Today

    Diabetes Is Reversible Believe it or not, diabetes can be reversed. This reversal is achieved when a diabetic is able to get their blood glucose in great control and no longer needs to take medication. Implementing lifestyle changes give the potential to go from being a Type 2 diabetic to being a prediabetic or having […]

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  • Why Pedometers Are Important For Diabetics

    An estimated 26 million people in the United States have Type 2 diabetes. There are many small steps you can take in making choices to live a health lifestyle despite your diabetes. At Lucas Research we’re big fans of pedometers to help you keep track of your exercise. Using a pedometer helps the user keep […]

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  • Workouts for Diabetic Patients

    Diabetic Care and Exercising It is crucial for those with diabetes to exercise frequently to maintain their strength and range of motion, and promote a healthy metabolism. According to the National Institutes of Health, exercise in diabetics helps prevent diabetes related illness and lowers blood sugar levels. There are many different types of exercises to choose from for […]

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