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Workouts, Meals, and Tips for Living with Diabetes

Exercise:

* keeps blood glucose in check
* lowers blood pressure
* improves cholesterol and triglyceride levels
* may lead to taking less insulin or diabetes pills
* helps you to lose weight and keep it off

American Diabetes Association

Check out these new resources to help people better manage their diabetes and prevent its complications.

Created by a leading fitness expert, Kathy Smith’s Project: YOU! Type 2 is a DVD program that combines meal plans with home workouts for varying fitness levels. For details, visit kathytype2.com.

For a thorough discussion of how to prevent, control, and live well with diabetes, the Post recommends Mayo Clinic: The Essential Diabetes Book. The easy-to-understand edition offers the latest guidelines on diagnosis as well as valuable self-care tips such as how often and when to test blood sugar levels.

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  • Donna-Jean

    I have just discovered the Saturday Evening Post website, along with the Medical Mailbox and some great articles. Of course I love the Norman Rockwell covers, too! Thought this might be of help about exercise and diabetes, even though I know Bill has trouble with walking, etc…..Love, Mo