Better Than Betty Crocker: These Apps Make Cooking a Snap

It’s a cookbook, a fitness trainer and a 24/7 motivator (oh yeah, and it also dials people). How to turn your smart phone into your best diabetes resource.

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The Upsides of Downward Dog for People with Diabetes

Yoga offers a great stress reduction technique to help with the physical, mental, and emotional stresses of living with diabetes. Anyone at any level can try it, and because it’s always considered a practice, you never have to be perfect.

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Motivational Tips for Getting Started to Get Fit

If you have diabetes or are at risk for developing the disease, deciding to commit to fitness can be a real lifesaver. If you aren’t sure where to begin or need a little support getting back on track, here are a few simple starting points from the brand new book Diabetes and Keeping Fit For Dummies.

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Tips on Glucose Management During and After Exercise
for Type 1s

A ton of research is being done in the field of glucose management during and after exercise, and we asked two top researchers who are also athletes living with type 1, to provide insights into their work and to share their personal training regimens.

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Taking Life with T1D to New Heights

Type 1 elite endurance athlete Maggie Crawford offers strategies on how to have fun, stay safe and challenge yourself while exercising with type 1 diabetes.

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4 Steps to Lasting Weight Loss

Anyone who has tried to lose weight understands what a challenge it can be. Here are a few strategies from specialist Dr. Aaron Morse to keep in mind if you are working toward that goal.

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Five Things You Should Know Before You Work Out

It’s January first again…or six weeks from your class reunion or two weeks before your oldest daughter’s wedding and you’ve decided to work out. Yay! Good for you. I’ll bet you can’t wait to get started. But hold on there sunshine. There’s a few things you ought to know before you lace up your sneakers and get going. Specifically, here are five things that will help keep you healthy, happy and safe as you exercise.

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Finding Your Starting Point with the Rock the Block Exercise

If you’ve exercised recently (even if inconsistently) it’s pretty easy to figure out where you should start with your workouts. Pick a recent workout that felt somewhat challenging but comfortable. Figure out how long and how hard you worked out. This is your starting point. But what if you haven’t worked out in a while (or ever)? How do you know where to start?

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