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Examining the role of exercise and physical activity in the management of diabetes.

Key Exercises and Training for Aging Successfully and Living Your Best Life

By Sheri Colberg, PhD
As the years have rolled by, nothing has become more apparent to me with each passing day than the fact that aging successfully requires a lot of work. When it comes to our bodies, nothing rings truer than "If you don't use it, you lose it." This is particularly true when it comes to preventing declines arising from disuse and when trying to slow down the normal impacts of aging.

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A Potential New Oral Medication for Type 1 Diabetes and How It May Affect Exercise

By Sheri Colberg, PhD
Have you heard of TTP399? Despite its completely forgettable name used in clinical trials, this potential new oral medication may have the power to lower and stabilize blood glucose in people with type 1 diabetes (T1D). If approved, TTP399 (which would be given a spiffy new brand name) will be the first oral pill to treat T1D.

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How to Address Those Nagging Joint Injuries and Pain

By Sheri Colberg, PhD
In late 2017, one of my columns addressed whether you can determine if your joint issues are related to being active, normal aging, or diabetes. The answer was that you really couldn't determine the exact cause(s), but any or all of them may be contributors. Does it matter more if you know the underlying cause if you can figure out the best treatment?

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Sure, You May Lose Weight, But Will Going Low-Carb Impact Your Performance? 

By Sheri Colberg, PhD
With the new year upon us and resolutions made, weight loss may be on your mind, and with it, low-carb eating is one possible way to cut back on calories. Before you decide how to go about losing weight, though, you may want to consider how cutting back on your carbohydrate intake may affect your ability to be physically active.

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