Monthly Archives: May 2013

Show Us Your Pedometer!

As part of National Exercise Month, Joslin Diabetes Center is starting a Show Us Your Pedometer campaign to motivate people to increase their daily physical activity. A pedometer, which is a portable device that measures a person’s physical activity throughout … Continue reading

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Celebrating Joslin’s Nurse Educators

This week – May 6 to 12 – is National Nurses Week.  And here at Joslin Diabetes Center we’re celebrating the six women who make up the clinic nursing team. The Joslin Nurse Educators—Thecla Gordon, Stacey O’Donnell, Melissa Karas, Marianne … Continue reading

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Blood Glucose Goals for Physical Activity

Blood glucose goals around physical activity are to avoid hypoglycemia both during and after activity, and return to target blood glucose levels following activity, as well as to avoid hyperglycemia. Your personal target blood glucose levels should be discussed with your doctor. The best way … Continue reading

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The Benefit of the Exercise Physiologist

Good nutrition without physical activity is like eating one-half of a really tasty sandwich. Although the half maybe nourishing and appealing, it isn’t fully satisfying. To achieve good health and excellent glycemic control you need both halves of the sandwich. … Continue reading

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Strength Exercises: National Exercise Month 2013

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May is National Fitness and Exercise Month!

After one of New England’s longest, coldest, and snowiest winters, spring has finally bloomed! The winter season sometimes causes people to slip into a workout funk because gym routines can become boring and repetitive. But the brighter and warmer days … Continue reading

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