How Physically Active is Your State? New Data From the CDC

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Jimmy McDermott and Ursula Biba Data from the CDC show that 17% of people in Colorado self-report an inactive lifestyle, up to 48% of people in Puerto Rico The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data on adult physical activity by state, showing rates of […]

50 Ways to Get Physical Activity

Physical activity is essential. Here are some ideas: take a walk go hiking frisbee ride a bike canoeing play catch adult softball league soccer horseback riding gardening tennis golf badminton skiing swimming walk the dog walk on treadmill stationary bike yoga squats, push-ups, sit-ups, etc. lift weights swimming indoor rock climbing spin class dance in […]

The Impact of Exercise on Blood Sugar

We’re all told that exercise is great for our health, and as people with diabetes, it’s even more important to incorporate an exercise routine into our daily lives. But what exercise does to our blood sugar is a whole different matter. Here, we’ll sort out the mush and explain exactly how exercise impacts blood sugar, […]