The decision has been made – it’s time to start exercising, and you’re ready to go out and buy a snazzy pair of workout shoes. But hold on! Did you know that people with diabetes need to take special care when choosing shoes, especially for physical activity?
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In a previous article on this site, we discussed the benefits for people with diabetes of exercising with a buddy or group of people over exercising alone. In this article,
While scanning the discussion forum of Diabetes Care Community, I came across a post: My dad is 74 with type 2. His doctor says he should be exercising. Well probably he should but hes never really been a sporty or physically active kind of person. How can you make someone change at that age?
“Our bodies have evolved over millions of years to do one thing: move,” After all, humans were hunters and gatherers and survival meant constantly being on the move.
I will share the story of one of the members of the diabetes community support group.
Living with diabetes is a challenge. I discovered that over 10 years ago when I developed Type 2 Diabetes, triggered by the use of steroids prescribed by my oncologist to treat Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.