Give your body a little TLC before bed. You deserve it! Establishing a healthy, consistent bedtime routine, will not only help you unwind, but also get better, deeper sleep. One great way to relax your body and mind is to incorporate some gentle stretching in the evening. A gentle stretch relaxes the muscles, letting them... Continue Reading →

Simple, Healthy Food Swaps

If you’re ready to embrace healthy eating habits, saying farewell to certain junk food is a great place to start. But you don’t have to give up on taste. Try these simple, healthy food swaps that don't sacrifice taste.   Swap: Fried → Baked Or Grilled Cut some fat out of your diet without giving... Continue Reading →

Are you new to exercise? It’s never too late to start! If you have type 2 diabetes, exercise helps to maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk for heart disease. It can also promote better blood sugar control and blood flow. While you may not be motivated to exercise, don’t give up. You can... Continue Reading →

Eyes are one of the several body areas affected by diabetes. As detailed in this article, the main eye conditions are diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataract, and diabetic macular edema, which can lead to various complications and even vision loss. To minimize risk, it is crucial for you to know how to care for and protect... Continue Reading →

According to the American Heart Association, diabetes is one of the leading controllable risk factors of heart disease. Diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure) often go hand-in-hand, and having these conditions together can worsen either of them.  What are the top risks of Hypertension in Diabetes? High blood pressure is termed a “silent killer” because it... Continue Reading →

Despite the popular adage, “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper,” more than half of Americans prefer guzzling down a Latte Macchiato on their way to work and name this as “breakfast.” A few others are too busy or don’t feel like eating or drinking in the morning,... Continue Reading →

Four Types Of Exercise For Type 2 Diabetes

Nervous to start a new workout routine? Don’t be! An expensive gym membership or advanced fitness classes are not necessary to get started moving. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, what matters most is that you accumulate 150 minutes of activity per week. Exercise is crucial... Continue Reading →

Have you set health goals, but lack the foundation to reach them? You can do it! All you need is a system that holds you accountable, provides organization, and keeps you focused on all you hope to achieve. No matter the goal — whether you’d like to touch your toes, or run a marathon —... Continue Reading →

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