By Vicki Haywood Doe PhD, ACSM-EP-C Diagnosis is the first critical step in preventing the many health complications related to diabetes. Only approximately 22 million diabetics know that they have the disease.
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By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Foods low on the glycemic index are often healthier because they regulate your blood sugar to a greater extent than foods high on the glycemic index.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Moderate fruit consumption is healthy and full of nutrients even though it has a higher sugar content than vegetables and grains. Plant-based carbohydrates can help prevent heart disease, boost your immune system and provide you with daily energy.
Health expert: Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Exercise improves the cardiovascular system and lowers blood pressure as well. Try these simple exercises to receive the healthy benefits.
Health expert: Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Using light weights or resistance bands are much safer for this special population. Complete these exercises two days a week on alternating days to increase strength and bone mineral density.