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Author of Books Exercise Diabetes | Dr. Sheri Colberg-Ochs

Articles and Resources about Health and Diabetes

Educational Articles and Resources

Dr. Sheri Colberg-Ochs has authored numerous articles for both professional and more general audiences related to exercise, physical fitness, diabetes, exercise and nutrition, prevention and control of diabetes in adults and kids, living well with diabetes, successful weight loss and maintenance, healthy lifestyles, and more.

In addition to the articles you can read on this site, also visit Dr. Sheri's Exercise Blog for other information and Q&A!

Other articles are posted online at dLife - For Your Diabetes Life and Diabetes In Control.com.

Upcoming Articles

Article TBD. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 763, To be posted, January 10, 2015

TBD. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), To be posted, March 2015

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Are there really exercise non-responders? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 759, Posted December 13, 2014

Diabetes Motion: Practical advice about exercise and fatigue solutions. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted December 2014

Why Daily Movement Improves Your Brain Health (Part 3): The Remaining Reasons. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 755, Posted November 15, 2014

Why Daily Movement Improves Your Brain Health (Part 2): Brain Hormone Changes. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 751, Posted October 18, 2014

Why Daily Movement Improves Your Brain Health (Part 1): Gene Activation and More. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 747, Posted September 20, 2014

Being active—your way. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted September 2014

The challenge of making lifestyle changes and making them last. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 743, Posted August 23, 2014

Using—and overcoming—technology to exercise effectively with diabetes. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 739, Posted July 26, 2014

Simple steps to manage diabetes and be healthy. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted June 2014

Engaging in other physical activities with diabetes. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 735, Posted June 28, 2014

For your patients: Musing about health from an expert on…something. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 727, Posted May 3, 2014

Patient handout: 7 tips to drop excess pounds with diabetes. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 723, Posted April 5, 2014

7 tips to drop pounds if you have diabetes (coauthored with Dr. Osama Hamdy), Brain World (BrainWorldMagazine.com), Posted March 21, 2014

Avoiding overuse injuries with activity and diabetes. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted March 2014

The best physical activities to do for diabetes (and life). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 719, Posted March 8, 2014

Guys, if you want to live a long time, you need to manage and prevent diabetes (coauthored with Dr. Osama Hamdy). Good Men Project (GoodMenProject.com), Posted March 4, 2014

Night-eating syndrome: A brain-based cause of obesity (coauthored with Dr. Osama Hamdy), Brain World (BrainWorldMagazine.com), Posted February 25, 2014

Introducing "The Diabetes Breakthrough." Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 715, Posted February 8, 2014

Stay on your feet as you age. Diabetes Digest (www.DiabetesDigest.com), Posted February 6, 2014

Weight loss and diabetes medications: Losing weight is in your hands. Diabetes Digest (www.DiabetesDigest.com), Posted February 6, 2014

Achieving lasting adoption of lifestyle changes. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 711, Posted January 11, 2014

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Try these balance exercises. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 707, Posted December 14, 2013

Advice on preventing falls at any age even when you have diabetes, Expert Beacon.com, (www.ExpertBeacon.com), Posted December 9, 2013

Expert advice on preventing type 2 diabetes and staying healthy, Expert Beacon.com, (www.ExpertBeacon.com), Posted November 14, 2013

Exercise recommendations for older adults. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 703, Posted November 16, 2013

Exercising with peripheral neuropathy. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 698, Posted October 12, 2013

Why the time of day you exercise really does matter. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted September 2013

Resistance training for everyone. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 694, Posted September 14, 2013

Overuse injuries in diabetes. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 690, Posted August 17, 2013

Exercising with autonomic neuropathy. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 685, Posted July 13, 2013

Got gestational? Exercise. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted July 2013

Hypoglycemia treatment and prevention. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 679, Posted June 1, 2013

Pre-exercise evaluation and assessment. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 675, Posted May 4, 2013

Break up your sitting time with movement. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted April 2013

Getting more daily lifestyle activity. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 671, Posted April 6, 2013

Exercise benefits for gestational diabetes. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 667, Posted March 9, 2013

Use sticky ideas to lose the weight—and keep it off this time. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 663, Posted February 9, 2013

How to avoid becoming one of the many exercise dropouts. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 659, Posted January 12, 2013

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Secrets to keeping the weight off. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted December 2012

Losing weight is the easy part: How to keep it off for good. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 656, Posted December 15, 2012

Why exercise timing matters—but not for the reason you think. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 652, Posted November 17, 2012

Controlling inflammation with easy changes is the place to start. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 649, Posted October 27, 2012

Get motivated to improve your insulin action with physical activity. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 645, Posted September 29, 2012

Getting our youth more physically active. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted September 2012

Why the physical inactivity of youth is a growing problem. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 640, Posted August 25, 2012

Why heart rate variability is key to longevity and healthy aging. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 635, Posted July 21, 2012

Taking more breaks in sedentary time may be the place to start. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 631, Posted June 23, 2012

What resistance training can do for you. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted June 2012

Practice balance exercises to stay on your feet. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 626, Posted May 19, 2012

Fall much? You need to exercise more, not less, to prevent falls. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 622, Posted April 21, 2012

How to stop the blood sugar rollercoaster: Fight the ups and downs of blood sugar extremes. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted March 2012

Doing so little exercise can have such a big effect. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 618, Posted March 24, 2012

What you can do to stop the blood sugar rollercoaster. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 614, Posted February 25, 2012

Is engaging in intense exercise for less time the answer? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 607, Posted January 7, 2012

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How old are you really? Test simple biomarkers to find out. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 604, Posted December 17, 2011

Slideshow: Top 10 physical activity myths demystified. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted November 2011

Top 10 physical activity myths demystified. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 600, Posted November 19, 2011

A culture of obesity? Time to walk the walk. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 596, Posted October 22, 2011

Lose the scale, but watch your clothes. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted October 2011

Being female and physically active: Special concerns for women with diabetes. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 592, Posted September 24, 2011

Why magnesium may enhance your workouts and your diabetes care. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 587, Posted August 20, 2011

Don't let your scale weight get you down. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 584, Posted July 30, 2011

Will taking insulin make you fat? dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted July 2011

To stretch or not to stretch with diabetes? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 580, Posted July 1, 2011

How to best avoid weight gain if you take insulin. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 576, Posted June 3, 2011

Using interval training effectively. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 574, Posted May 20, 2011

How much physical activity is enough? Do we really know? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 572, Posted May 6, 2011

How to Best Manage and Prevent Exercise Low Blood Sugars. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 567, Posted March 31, 2011

Why is everyone is getting diabetes and prediabetes? dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted March 2011

Brain hormones, body weight, and physical activity: Can rewiring the brain lead to lasting weight loss? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 563, Posted March 6, 2011

Why the whole world is going to develop diabetes sooner or later. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 559, Posted February 6, 2011

Are exercise-induced low blood sugars making you fat? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 555, Posted January 9, 2011

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Exercise and type 2 diabetes: The American College of Sports Medicine and the American Diabetes Association: Joint position statement. Diabetes Care (http://care.diabetesjournals.org), Published December 2010

Is exercise making you fat? Why treating exercise-induced lows can lead to weight gain and how to prevent it. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted December 2010

Exercise and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 550, Posted December 5, 2010

Is correcting low blood sugars caused by exercise making you fat? Diabetes Health (www.DiabetesHealth.com), Posted November 10, 2010

Diabetes rising: What can we do to stop it before it's too late? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 546, Posted November 7, 2010

A little nudge (to exercise) goes a long way. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted October 2010

Watch out--Prolonged sitting may be deadly. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 542, Posted October 10, 2010

Intermittent high-intensity exercise: Higher now, lower later? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 538, Posted September 12, 2010

To increase insulin action best, do you need fewer carbohydrates, low-GI ones, or more exercise? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 536, Posted August 29, 2010

The anti-inflammatory effects of physical activity for competitive athletes and people with diabetes alike. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 534, Posted August 15, 2010

A 52-Week online fitness/lifestyle program for everyone. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 532, Posted August 1, 2010

Get moving with the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted July 2010

Muscle cramps: Are the preventable or inevitable with physical activity? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 530, Posted July 18, 2010

Sarcopenic obesity: Just one of the many potential perils of weight loss without exercise. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 528, Posted July 4, 2010

How to prevent dehydration in the heat during summertime exercise. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 526, Posted June 20, 2010

A little nudge (to exercise) goes a long way. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 524, Posted June 6, 2010

Physical activity Q & A with Dr. Sheri Colberg: Part 5. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 522, Posted May 23, 2010

Physical activity Q & A with Dr. Sheri Colberg: Part 4. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 520, Posted May 9, 2010

Physical activity Q & A with Dr. Sheri Colberg: Part 3. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 518, Posted April 25, 2010

Physical activity Q & A with Dr. Sheri Colberg: Part 2. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 516, Posted April 11, 2010

Physical activity Q & A with Dr. Sheri Colberg: Part 1. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 514, Posted March 28, 2010

Did Oprah and Dr. Oz really want to save your life, or just scare you to death? dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted March 2010

How to easily reap the health benefits of physical activity. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 512, Posted March 14, 2010

Get your kids moving, too. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 510, Posted February 28, 2010

America's silent killer: Oprah and Dr. Oz want to save your life. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 508, Posted February 14, 2010

Why we need to attack the diabetes problem with lifestyle changes—and why we need to do it now. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 506, Posted January 31, 2010

Get involved with the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan in 2010. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 504, Posted January 17, 2010

Five things every person with diabetes should know about exercise. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 502, Posted January 3, 2010

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Does low-carb eating compromise your ability to exercise? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 500, Posted December 20, 2009

Injuries related to being active with diabetes: Part 6 (Prevention of muscle cramps and soreness). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 498, Posted December 6, 2009

Low-carb eating: Is performance compromised by menu choice? dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted December 2009

How little exercise it takes to have a big impact. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 496, Posted November 20, 2009

Is it really true that exercise won’t make you lose weight? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 493, Posted October 29, 2009

Injuries related to being active with diabetes: Part 5 (Foot and ankle injuries). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 491, Posted October 20, 2009

Injuries related to being active with diabetes: Part 4 (Knee and shin injuries). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 489, Posted October 7, 2009

Injuries related to being active with diabetes: Part 3 (Arm and shoulder injuries). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 487, Posted September 23, 2009

Injuries related to being active with diabetes: Part 2 (Prevention of overuse injuries). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 485, Posted September 9, 2009

Injuries related to being active with diabetes: Part 1 (Common overuse injuries). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 483, Posted August 26, 2009

Effective dietary practices of active people with diabetes: Part 4 (Importance of protein and fat). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 481, Posted August 12, 2009

Effective dietary practices of active people with diabetes: Part 3 (Fluids, sports drinks, and carb loading). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 479, Posted July 29, 2009

Effective dietary practices of active people with diabetes: Part 2 (Supplementing with carbohydrates). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 477, Posted July 15, 2009

Exercise guidelines: One trial does not fit all. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted July 2009

Effective dietary practices of active people with diabetes: Part 1 (Importance of carbohydrates). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 475, Posted July 1, 2009

Diabetic medications and exercise, Part 2: Use of Symlin and Byetta. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 470, Posted May 27, 2009

Diabetic medications and exercise, Part 1: Oral medications. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 468, Posted May 13, 2009

Insulin use and exercise, Part 3: Insulin pumps. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 466, Posted April 29, 2009

Insulin use and exercise, Part 2: Longer-acting, basal insulins. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 464, Posted April 15, 2009

Aerobic versus anaerobic exercise: What is the difference, and what does it matter? dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted April 2009

Insulin use and exercise, Part 1: Faster and intermediate-acting insulins. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 462, Posted April 1, 2009

Being female and athletic: special concerns for diabetic women only. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 460, Posted March 18, 2009

Preventing hypoglycemia during and after exercise. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 458, Posted March 4, 2009

Dealing with exercise-induced hypoglycemia. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 455, Posted February 11, 2009

Exercise and hypoglycemia: Their effect on hormonal responses. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 453, Posted January 28, 2009

How training affects the fuels your body uses and insulin action. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 451, Posted January 14, 2009

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Timing of exercise and your insulin levels. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 449, Posted December 31, 2008

Why how much insulin you have “on board” during exercise matters. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 447, Posted December 17, 2008

Why your body always uses carbohydrate during exercise. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 445, Posted December 3, 2008

What I wish I had always known about exercise and diabetes. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted November 2008

Understanding your body’s energy systems and how they impact your exercise blood sugar levels. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 443, Posted November 19, 2008

Exercise as an added variable in balancing blood sugars. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 441, Posted November 5, 2008

Two easy resistance exercises that build basic functional strength. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 439, Posted October 22, 2008

Core abdominal and lower-back resistance exercises: Pelvic tilt and suitcase lift. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 437, Posted October 8, 2008

Core abdominal and lower-back resistance exercises: Chair sit-ups and lower back strengthener. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 435, Posted September 24, 2008

“Erase your mistakes with exercise” and other top secrets to living long and well with diabetes. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted September 2008

Core abdominal and lower-back resistance exercises: Crunches and waist worker. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 433, Posted September 10, 2008

The importance of building your core muscles. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 431, Posted August 27, 2008

At-home lower-body resistance training exercises. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 429, Posted August 13, 2008

What I wish someone had told me about exercise and diabetes: A guest post by expert and author Sheri R. Colberg PhD. Diabetes Mine.com (diabetes blog by Amy Tenderich) (www.DiabetesMine.com), Posted July 31, 2008

Lower-body resistance training exercises: Standing side leg raises and calf raises. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 427, Posted July 30, 2008

Lower-body resistance training exercises: Seated leg extensions and standing leg curls. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 425, Posted July 16, 2008

Lower-body resistance training exercises: Knee dips and knee lift. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 423, Posted July 2, 2008

Exercising with physical disabilities. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted June 2008

Lower-body resistance training exercises: One-leg press and squats. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 421, Posted June 18, 2008

At-home upper-body resistance training exercises. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 419, Posted June 4, 2008

Upper-body resistance training exercises: Biceps curls and triceps curls. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 417, Posted May 21, 2008

Upper-body resistance training exercises: Double-arm row and lat pull-down. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 415, Posted, May 7, 2008

Upper-body resistance training exercises: Lateral raise and modified push-ups. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 413, Posted April 23, 2008

Upper-body resistance training exercises: Chest press and shoulder press. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 411, Posted April 9, 2008

Resistance training: Muscle group identification and other basics. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 409, Posted March 26, 2008

Working with diabetic athletes: Part 3 (Nutritional concerns in athletes with diabetes). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 407, Posted March 12, 2008

Working with diabetic athletes: Part 2 (Physiological responses to different types of activities). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 405, Posted February 27, 2008

Why enhancing insulin action with physical activity is critical to preventing, reversing, and controlling type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes. Insulite Laboratories (www.InsuliteLabs.com), Posted February 2008

According to the latest research: Let your blood sugars rise...? dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted February 2008

Gertrude "Blondie" Fram: Living with type 2 diabetes for over forty years. Diabetes Health (www.DiabetesHealth.com), 17(1):48, February/March 2008

According to the latest research, let your blood sugars rise?? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 403, Posted February 13, 2008

Working with diabetic athletes: Part 1 (Effects of insulin on exercise glycemia). Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 401, Posted January 30, 2008

Motivational tips to keep yourself fit: Part 3. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 399, Posted January 16, 2008

Finding the motivation to exercise. Motivating Mates.com (www.motivatingmates.com), Posted January 12, 2008

Motivational tips to keep yourself fit: Part 2. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 397, Posted January 2, 2008

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Being active: A commentary. The Diabetes Educator, (tde.sagepub.com), 33(6): 989-990, 2007

Motivational tips to keep yourself fit: Part 1. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 395, Posted December 19, 2007

Finding the motivation to start or keep exercising. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 393, Posted December 5, 2007

Gladys Dull: At 90, living well with type 1 diabetes for 83 years. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 391, Posted November 21, 2007

Secret #27: Make it strenuous. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 389, Posted November 7, 2007

Staying fit. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted October 2007

Keeping your mind active. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 387, Posted October 24, 2007

The benefits of endorphins, relaxation, and good food. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 385, Posted October 10, 2007

Living with type 1 diabetes for over eighty years (The story of diabetic trailblazer James W. Quander). Diabetes Health (www.DiabetesHealth.com), 16(5):8, October/November 2007

After all these years: Al Lewis, age 73, living with type 1 diabetes for 69 years. Diabetes Health (www.DiabetesHealth.com), Posted October 1, 2007

Emotional fitness through physical activity. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 383, Posted September 26, 2007

Are there any exercise concerns with use of newer diabetic medications? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 381, Posted September 12, 2007

Do balance and flexibility training to stay younger. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted September 2007

After all these years: Robert "Bob" Cleveland, Age 87, living with type 1 diabetes for 82 years. Diabetes Health (www.DiabetesHealth.com), 16(4):8, August/September 2007

Avoid the potential interactions of exercise and diabetic medications. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 379, Posted August 29, 2007

Count your daily steps for motivation. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 377, Posted August 15, 2007

Exercising with complications: Eye and kidney disease. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 375, Posted August 1, 2007

After all these years: Gerald Cleveland, Age 91, has had type 1 diabetes for 75 Years. Diabetes Health www.DiabetesHealth.com), Posted July 19, 2007

Exercising with complications: Neuropathy. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 373, Posted July 18, 2007

Exercising with complications: Cardiovascular disease and hypertension. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 371, Posted July 4, 2007

Exercising with complications: Overview of precautions for safety. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 368, Posted June 13, 2007

Is exercise a concern when using the newest diabetic medications? dLife – For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), Posted June 2007

After all these years - 83 years of living well with diabetes: Gladys C. Lester Dull. Diabetes Health www.DiabetesHealth.com), 16(3):11, June/July 2007

What does it take to break the cycle? Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 366, Posted May 30, 2007

Dealing with injuries or muscle soreness due to exercise. Diabetes in Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 364, Posted May 16, 2007

Sample workouts to put it all together. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 362, Posted May 2, 2007

Balance and flexibility training are important, too. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 360, Posted April 18, 2007

Getting more out of resistance training in less time. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 358, Posted April 4, 2007

Increasing insulin sensitivity. Diabetes Self-Management (www.DiabetesSelfManagement.com), March/April Issue, 2007

Getting started with resistance training. Diabetes In Control.com ( www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 356, Posted March 21, 2007


Break the cycle. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life ( www.dLife.com), Posted March 2007

Other tips for optimizing endurance training. Diabetes In Control.com ( www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 353, Posted February 28, 2007

Using interval training effectively. Diabetes In Control.com ( www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 351, Posted February 14, 2007

Warming up, cooling down, and getting aerobic workouts. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 349, Posted January 31, 2007

Maximizing your physical activities. Diabetes In Control.com ( www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 347, Posted January 17, 2007

How to jump start your exercise program: getting started or restarted on the road to better health. dLife – For Your Diabetes Life ( www.dLife.com), Posted January 2007

Exercising with excess body weight or arthritis. Diabetes In Control.com ( www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 345, Posted January 3, 2007

Articles 2006 <return to top>

Choosing planned activities-strength and flexibility. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 342, posted December 13, 2006

Choosing planned activities-cardio workouts. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 340, posted November 29, 2006

Other unstructured activities count, too. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 338, posted November 15, 2006

Overcoming the challenges of exercising with excess body weight or arthritis. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted November 2006

Children with type 2 diabetes: No longer a rare phenomenon. Drug Benefit Trends, 18(Suppl. D, Diabetes Trends):25-33, 2006

Get moving with extra steps. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 334, posted October 18, 2006

Getting started is the hardest part. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 332, October 4, 2006

When a doctor's "prescription" to lose weight may do more harm than good. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 330, September 20, 2006

Pick up the pace: How to get the most out of any exercise that you do. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted September 2006

Getting more sensitive: Factors that affect the action of your insulin. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 328, September 6, 2006

Any training makes your insulin work better. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 326, August 23, 2006

But what if you already have diabetes? Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 324, August 9, 2006

Can you really prevent diabetes just by walking? Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 322, July 26, 2006

Getting more sensitive: How physical activity and other factors affect insulin action. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted July 2006

What does it mean to be "fit"? Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 320, July 12, 2006

The real causes of unfitness today. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 318, June 28, 2006

Type 2 diabetes in kids: Inevitable or preventable? Pediatrics for Parents, 22(6): 4-5, June 2006 (also on www.PedsforParents.com)

Are you genetically doomed to get diabetes? Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 316, June 14, 2006

Living well with diabetes without weight loss. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 313, May 24, 2006

Why being active is the way to go. Diabetes In Control.com (www.DiabetesInControl.com), Issue 311, May 10, 2006

Interactions of exercise and diabetic medications: How to avoid the common pitfalls. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted May 2006

Exercise for your mind: Why the benefits of physical activity extend to your mental function, too. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted March 2006

A longer and a better life: How physical activity can help you live long and well. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted February 2006

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Finding the motivation to exercise: Tips to help you get and stay physically active. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted December 2005

Working with athletes with diabetes. On The Cutting Edge (peer-reviewed newsletter of the Diabetes Care and Education Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association), 26(6): 19-23, Winter 2005-2006

Exercise tips for avoiding the holiday blues: Controlling your weight and your blood sugars. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted November 2005

Walking it off: Safe and effective aerobic exercise. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted October 2005

Pumping it up: The benefits of resistance training. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted September 2005

The fit diabetic: Living well with diabetes without weight loss. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted August 2005

The benefits of unstructured physical activity: It counts, too. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted July 2005

Get your kids moving, too: Prevention of diabetes in youth. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted June 2005

Exercise in the sun - without getting too hot: Avoiding heat stress. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted May 2005

Exercise as diabetes "medicine": Prevention and control of diabetes with exercise. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted April 2005

Get moving: Tips for getting started on your exercise program. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted March 2005

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Exercise for a healthy heart. dLife - For Your Diabetes Life (www.dLife.com), posted February 2005

With open arms: Target your upper body. Diabetes Focus. Second Quarter Issue: 16-17, 2004

Exercise strategies to maximize glycemic control in diabetes. On The Cutting Edge (peer-reviewed newsletter of the Diabetes Care and Education Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association), 25(2):16-20, 2004

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8 tips for exercising off the holiday season weight. Diabetes Interview, 12(12): 55, 2003

I'm motivated, but... Diabetes Interview, 12(8): 65, 2003

Flab fixers: Tone up those arms and strengthen your thighs using light weights. Diabetes Focus, July/Aug/Sept Issue: 16-17, 2003

Can you exercise wearing a GlucoWatch Biographer? Read on.... Diabetes Interview ( www.diabeteshealth.com), 12(4): 40-41, 2003

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Walk on! Diabetes Focus, Oct/Nov/Dec Issue: 16-17, 2002

Controlling diabetes with exercise. Bodybuilding (The Czech Republic), 2002 (Translated to Czech)

An injection of health: Exercise and type 1 diabetes. SportEX Health (UK), Issue 13: 12-17, July 2002

Exercising with an insulin pump. Diabetes Self-Management ( www.diabetesselfmanagement.com), 63-64(Jan/Feb): 67-68, 70, 2002

If you exercise and use insulin, then "pump" it. Voice of the Diabetic ( www.nfb.org/voice.htm), 17(1): 18-19, 21, 2002

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Why I exercise (and why you should too). Voice of the Diabetic ( www.nfb.org/voice.htm), 16(4): 1,3,12, 2001

Five things every person with diabetes should know about exercise. Diabetes Interview ( www.diabeteshealth.com), 10(8): 52, 2001

Top tips to get the most out of your exercise routine. Posted on website at on July 17, 2001 (Listed as "Bonus! Tips for Exercising" to accompany Diabetes Forecast - Live! Edition #4)

Pumping insulin during exercise. Diabetes Interview ( www.diabeteshealth.com), 10(3): 38, 2001

Using caffeine and creatine in your workout. Diabetes Interview ( www.diabeteshealth.com), 10(2): 51, 2001

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Getting high on exercise...but keep those sugars from going too low. Diabetes Interview ( www.diabeteshealth.com), 9(2): 44, 2000 (additionally appeared as an e-mail article in Diabetes Interview News on Feb. 29, 2000)

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Excelling with exercise despite diabetes. Old Dominion University's QUEST, 2(2): 22-25, 1999


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