What You Need to Know About Insulin and Exercise

By LaurieAnn Scher, MS, RD, CDE Exercise, along with good blood glucose control and healthy eating, is key to managing your diabetes. For many …

Being Active Your Way: Creative Ways to Avoid the Exercise Doldrums

By: Sheri Colberg, Ph.D. Bored with your exercise routine? Looking to start being active, but just not excited about doing the walking your doctor …

10 Ways to Lose Weight After 40

Once you hit the big 4-0 things are not quite like they use to be, your metabolism slows and it’s not as easy as it used to be to lose weight. …

Moderate Muscle Strength May Lower Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95 percent have Type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New research …

Resistance training may help prevent type 2 diabetes

A new study points to the benefits of exercise, especially resistance training (RT), for preventing Type 2 diabetes. In the randomized controlled …

Move more, sit less – great advice, but how can we make time for exercise?

By: David E. Conroy, Pennsylvania State University and Sherry Pagoto, University of Connecticut It’s that time again. The U.S. Department of …

The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan

By: Dr. Sheri R. Colberg The following is excerpted from Living Well and Being Fit with Diabetes, No Matter Your Weight By: Sheri R. Colberg, Ph.D. …

Tips for Getting Started on Your Exercise Program

By: Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D. When you were last faced with deciding between taking an afternoon nap and going out for a brisk walk, which did you …

8 Easy Strength Training Exercises You Can do in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Along with a regular cardio routine, whether it’s walking, jogging, or biking, you should aim for strength training at least twice a week. …

Sitting and Diabetes in Older Adults: Does Timing Matter?

By: John Bellettiere, University of California San Diego; Andrea LaCroix, University of California San Diego, and Matthew Mclaughlin, University of …