Category Archives: Exercise

AskNadia: Pre-diabetes and How The Glycemic Index Affects My A1C

Dear Nadia:
I am currently on a “pre-diabetic” watch because of excessive thirst and urination. My current A1c is 5.7. My last fasting glucose at eight hours was 106; at 12 hours 93.   
After those readings I had a freshly

AskNadia: What’s Your Gym Workout Plan for Type 1 Diabetes

Dear Nadia,

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago when I was 15. I would like to start going to the gym but am scared of low blood sugar.

Brandon H,

Dear Brandon,

That’s great that you …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Exercise May Temporarily Suppress Appetite

New research has indicated that exercise can help to suppress the appetite temporarily. In the study, participants were placed into two groups – one that cut back on their food intake and one that exercised. Both groups either …

Type 1 Diabetes: A Running Start

I’ve started running. To be specific, I’m using the Couch to 5K program, an iPhone app that leads you, or someone you love, through a series of intensifying workouts.

I’ve never been one for tough exercise. Even in grade school …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Family History of Diabetes Can Lead to Impaired Exercise Response

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Swedish researchers have recently found that healthy individuals with a family history of type 2 diabetes have an impaired exercise response. Their study looked at 50 sedentary …