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Staying Active with Diabetes: How Yoga for Diabetes Can Help

Following a yoga regimen could help you deal with the stress related to diabetes management. If you have type 2/type 1 diabetes and yoga sounds like something you might enjoy, keep reading for the information you need on starting a yoga routine.

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What Body Shape Says About Health | Diet & Fitness

Learn all about different body shapes and what each shape might reveal about your health and well-being.

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10 Knee Strengthening Exercises to Relieve Knee Pain

Incorporating regular knee exercises in your everyday routine can help to decrease any knee pain you might be experiencing. Learn more about our top six knee strengthening exercises.

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10 Exercises for Seniors with Diabetes

10 Exercises for Managing Diabetes for  Seniors

Know the Best Diabetes Exercises for Seniors 

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Building a Diabetes Care Plan

There’s a lot that goes into managing diabetes, including everyday personal care, lab tests, and going to the doctor. Use our template to stay on track to manage your diabetes.

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How to Lose Belly Fat | Diet & Fitness

There are a couple of lifestyle changes that you can make to remove stubborn belly fat around the abdomen. Learn more about the truth of belly fat at US MED.

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Improving Circulation After DVT | DVT Recovery & Treatment

Help avoid a DVT and improve circulation in your legs. Learn all about how to reduce your risk of developing deep vein thrombosis.

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Diabetes and Exercise: Small Changes Can Make A Big Difference

Haven’t been exercising much lately? Don’t worry – we’ve put together some simple tips you can follow to start working towards improved health.

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Control Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Diabetes Management: Control It With Diet & Exercise

There’s a lot of information out there about diet and exercise, but for people living with diabetes, getting it right is crucial for good health. We’ll help you get started by walking you through a manageable diet and exercise plan.

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10 Tips: Diabetes and Exercise

10 Tips: Diabetes and Exercise

Our video shares 10 important safety tips for people with diabetes who are ready to start exercising! We’ll cover tips like recommended exercise types and ways exercise impacts blood glucose levels.

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Plan Your Diabetes Safe Exercise Routine

Create the Right Exercise Routine Exercise–everyone knows how vital it is to your health and well-being. But why is it so difficult to make regular exercise a habit? Let’s talk about creating a diabetes-friendly exercise routine that can become a part of your day-to-day lifestyle. The key is the make part of your daily plan.…

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Ways to Stay Healthy with a Desk Job

Why Is Sitting Bad For You? We’ve all heard it. Sitting for long periods of time is not what our bodies were meant to do. But did you know that physical inactivity, especially sitting for long periods, has been linked to increased mortality rates second only to smoking? According to research from the American College…

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Yoga or Therapy May Help reduce stress and help manage blood sugar

Yoga or Therapy May Help Back Pain

If you suffer from chronic low back pain, you might be desperate for some sort of solution to the debilitating condition. Chronic low back pain is a widespread problem. According to WebMD, Americans spend over $50 billion each year on back pain. About 80 percent of the population will experience a back problem at some…

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How Lower Back Pain is Improved by Exercise

Most people suffer from lower back pain at one point or another, but treating it remains hit and miss. Research reported by Reuters says that 80 percent of all people will suffer from some sort of back pain during their lives. An estimated 90 percent of all chronic pain sufferers are prescribed opioid pain medications…

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Seniors Swim Their Way To Health

High blood pressure, bad balance, arthritis — these are common problems for seniors. Still, all the experts say you should get out there and exercise. If traditional exercise just hurts, why not try swimming? Swimming is the ideal exercise for people with joint and muscle pain. The buoyant water takes the pain out of much…

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Get Moving

For better health: Get up, stand up, move around Researchers are studying the negative effects of sitting for extended time periods, both at the office and by the TV. Dr. Allan Hedge, a professor at Cornell University, says for every half-hour working in an office, people should sit for 20 minutes, stand for eight minutes…

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A Healthy Retiree is a Happy Retiree

You can see yourself taking a swim in the pool of a fancy Hawaiian resort, riding a bike through Central Park in New York or hiking in a beautiful national park. The vision makes you feel wonderful and your retirement time is not so far away. But will you be strong enough and fit enough…

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