Category Archives: Exercise

Diabetes and Strength Training

The Diabetes Information section of the Joslin web site has numerous articles on Diabetes & Exercise, including a series of demonstrations of Resistance Band Routines by Jacqueline Shahar, M. Ed., RCEP, CDE, manager of exercise physiology in the clinic at … Continue reading

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It’s National “Exercise is Medicine” Month!

Today we want to give you a peek into how Joslin is celebrating “National Exercise is Medicine Month” so you can see we make an effort to follow our own advice—and because we hope you join in, too. Each year, … Continue reading

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Exercises That Are Easy On Your Feet

Many health benefits come with exercise. But not every type of exercise is suitable for those living with diabetes. Exercise can actually exacerbate some health problems associated with diabetes, especially those involving the feet. Diabetes can cause nerve damage in the … Continue reading

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Spring Into An Exercise Routine

With spring in full bloom and the mountains of snow behind us, it’s the perfect time to pull those running shoes out from the back of your closet. Getting back into the swing of exercise can be tricky — especially … Continue reading

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Exercising with diabetes & peripheral neuropathy

One of our readers sent in a request for suggestions for exercising with peripheral neuropathy. We asked Michael See, MS, RCEP, Clinical Exercise Physiologist in the clinic at the Joslin Diabetes Center to tell us what he says to his … Continue reading

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Winter Sports Recommendations for Kids with Diabetes

Today, we’re going to answer another question from one of Joslin’s Facebook fans. Grace asked for some exercise advice for an 11 year old, who like to lives in Maine.  So, we asked the diabetes educators working in the Programs … Continue reading

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Blood Glucose Targets for Exercise

This past Saturday, we asked fans of Joslin’s Facebook page to tell us what kind of New Year’s resolutions they were making. We heard from a lot of people, and one of the recurring themes was “I’m going to get … Continue reading

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Getting Exercised About Winter

Keeping active in the wintertime, especially here in the Boston area, can be a real challenge. I mean, you can’t just go for a walk when the streets and sidewalks are covered with ice and snow. So, what can you … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Physical This Holiday Season

Even if you did manage to stick to your diabetes management nutrition plan at the Thanksgiving table yesterday, that doesn’t mean that the constant bombardment of holiday food temptation is over. You still have over a month to go. So, … Continue reading

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