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Get Moving for a longer life free of Diabetes

July 18, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Now you have another reason to keep yourself moving. Results of a new study found that people who are physically active live longer and enjoy more years free from diabetes than those who are inactive. » Continue Reading

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How to Reduce Fat Intake

July 16, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Not all fats are bad. There are three basic classifications of fats: monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and saturated. Among these, what you should be most concerned about are the saturated fats. Excessive intake of saturated fats may clog our arteries and raise our blood cholesterol levels, thus increasing the risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Billiards and Diabetes

June 25, 2021 Category :Fitness| Healthy News 0

If diabetes is billiards, Rudy Lipata, 54, would win the game over and over again. Rudy, a billiards aficionado has had type 2 diabetes for 14 years now. Billiards for him has been a form of exercise that he says helps him control his diabetes. As in billiards, where players use their skill in “placing” – either hitting the ball so that it’s in the right place for their next move or making their opponents miss the ball for their turn, Rudy thinks of regular exercise as a “placing” method when it comes to diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Exercise Ups Brain Neuron Production in Oldies

May 31, 2021 Category :Healthy News 0

Sedentary lifestyle among elderly people has been constantly linked to worsening of various health complications. In contrast, adequate exercise among this particular group of patients can do wonders to combat brain shrinkage caused by aging, researchers from University of Illinois reported. » Continue Reading

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Exercises for the Wheelchair Users

May 24, 2021 Category :Fitness 0

Use of the wheelchair should not exempt the user from movement.  The wheelchair, predictably, can restrict the person from moving because of the limited space.  The wheelchair bound should, all the more, be encouraged to move, precisely because of this space restriction.  To optimize the wheelchair borne person’s movement, the wheelchair must be first of all, well fit to its user.  The back height, the seat width, the comfort, size, adequate support and correct positioning are all considerations in wheelchair prescription to attain the best wheelchair for the person. » Continue Reading

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Tips To Strike Out Stroke

May 17, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Being diabetic makes you at risk for stroke. A stroke occurs when blood supply to part of the brain is interrupted and brain tissues are damaged. Several studies have shown that people with diabetes are at a greater risk for stroke compared ko people without diabetes regardless of the number of risk factors they have. Poor management of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol make diabetics prone to suffer and eventually die from stroke. Don’t wait for stroke to hit you. Empower yourself by heeding these tips to prevent stroke in diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Exercising in the Summer Heat

May 2, 2021 Category :Fitness 0

Summer is a great time to get active with outdoor activities like hiking, jet skiing, wind surfing, cycling, and swimming. There’s something refreshing and invigorating about working out with the wind in your face and the sun on your back. But exercising in the heat can have hidden dangers, especially for diabetics who are more prone to dehydration and overheating than other people. To keep safe and enjoy the rest of your summer workouts, heed the following tips. » Continue Reading

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How to Quickly Lower Blood Pressure

March 10, 2021 Category :Health Watch 0

High blood pressure is quite a dangerous physiological event which could cause stroke or other chronic health diseases. This is usually characterized by the increase of blood pressure to a threshold of 140/90. Due to it being life threatening, it is imperative for an individual to decrease it to a benign or better yet, negligible level.

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Water Survival Swimming Tips

December 21, 2020 Category :Fitness 0

One way to survive during moments of natural calamities and disasters (such as floods and water accidents) is to know how to swim. I strongly believe that swimming should be taught to people of any age not only for survival but also for total body exercise and superior body conditioning. This water sport is a very rewarding activity and, at the same time, an enjoyable form of recreation and socialization.

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Wheelchair Pressure Relief Exercises

December 16, 2020 Category :Fitness 0

Sitting in one position for a long period of time can cause pressure to build up and cut off blood flow. To relieve oneself from pressure, one should take the pressure off by changing position or turning. This is a common problem among people in wheelchairs because they are often in a single sitting position. Hence it is important for people in wheelchair to do relief exercise to remove the pressure in their seated position.

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