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Take Back Your Steps!

It has long been known that regular physical activity is essential for good health. Even well over 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates (460-370 BC) noted, “Eating alone will not keep man well; he must also take exercise. For food and exercise work together to produce health.” Why, then, is it so hard for us to embrace this concept of being active now?

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Losing Weight with Diabetes: What Prevents It and Causes Weight Gain

I recently was included in a discussion on a Facebook group for athletes with diabetes about how hard it can be to lose weight through exercise. While I would never claim to have all the answers on this topic, here are some ideas about what can make you gain weight or keep you from losing weight with diabetes, based on my decades of professional and personal experience with diabetes and weight management, and what you can do about it.

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The Diabetes Diet, Chapter 3 – Part 6

The Diabetes Diet Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 6 of Chapter 3 Essential Guidelines for the Diabetes Diet Vegetables Just as some fruits are acceptable — some biological fruits, mentioned above — some vegetables are best avoided. Beets. Like most other sweet-tasting vegetables, beets are loaded with …

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