Heart Rate: Your Magic Fitness Number When Exercise

Heart Rate: Your Magic Fitness Number When Exercise

Heart Rate Exercise Knowing a vital number—your heart rate–leads to making the most of exercising. When you tap into your ticker for some inside information during a workout, you’ll discover something we call your “magic fitness number,” a measure of how fast your...
How Does Exercise Help Diabetes

How Does Exercise Help Diabetes

How Does Exercise Help Diabetes You’ve heard for years that exercise is good for you. But it has specific benefits for people with diabetes —a fact that healers from ancient cultures in India and China recognized centuries ago. Since then, scientists have dis...
Diabetes Plate Method Handout

Diabetes Plate Method Handout

Diabetes Plate Method Handout Now, after hearing about what goes into a healthy diet, it’s time to tie it all together on your plate—literally. The plate method of dividing your meal by types of food can help you trim portion sizes, curb carbs, and maintain blood...
13 Tips For Diabetes Food Shopping

13 Tips For Diabetes Food Shopping

13 Tips For Diabetes Food Shopping You came, you saw, you shopped. But then you got home from the supermarket and started unloading fatty snack items and deli meats. What went wrong? You fell back into the habit of shopping like an average American rather than a...
Diabetes Food Swap System

Diabetes Food Swap System

Diabetes Food Swap System Another tool your dietitian may bring into play is the food exchange system, which looks beyond carbohydrates at the diet as a whole, organizing foods into several groups—generally breads and starches, fruits, vegetables, milk, meat and...