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Exercise for Diabetes

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / June 13, 2022

To help those who manage diabetes, and the fit pros who train them, the ACSM issued updated guidelines on exercise for diabetes.

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Psyllium and Cholesterol

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / April 1, 2022

More psyllium may be the answer to elevated cholesterol numbers, as a recent report shows a link between psyllium and cholesterol levels.

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Nutrition Therapy for Glucose Control

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / March 14, 2022

The future of nutrition therapy for glucose control and diabetes is moving increasingly away from the one-size-fits-all approach.

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Is it Time to Get Tough About Sugar Reductions?

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / December 6, 2021

According to a study, sugar reductions could prevent some cardiovascular disease events, cardiovascular deaths, and diabetes cases.

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October 2021 Question of the Month: Do You Promote Vitamin D Benefits?

By ... / September 27, 2021

Research on vitamin D benefits has linked it to improved bone health and lower cancer risk. Now, it appears to help prevent diabetes.

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Best Time to Exercise for Metabolic Health

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / September 7, 2021

Fit pros love to debate many topics, the best time to exercise being one of them. Here’s why early-evening training could be prime time.

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Does Oatmeal Raise Blood Sugar?

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / May 10, 2021

Millions of Americans spoon up oatmeal for breakfast. It seems oatmeal does raise blood sugar but the effects depend on the type of oat.

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Red meat and type 2 diabetes risk

Less Red Meat, Lower Diabetes Risk

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / March 8, 2021

Red meat is a staple in the typical American diet, but it appears replacing it with other sources of protein may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

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More Folate Now, Less Diabetes Later

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / December 7, 2020

A study in Diabetes Care found that higher intakes of folate could help young adults lower their risk of developing diabetes later in life.

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How Resistance Training Affects Metabolism

By Zachary Mang, PhD / April 16, 2019

Resistance training does much more than build strong muscles. Research has confirmed that resistance training affects metabolism, too.

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Weight Training and Diabetes

By Patricia / March 14, 2019

At the medical clinic where I work as an exercise physiologist, a patient came to see me; let’s call him John. He was healthy, but his fasting blood glucose levels were high. He was in his mid-40s and had low muscle mass. John was not on medication and wanted to avoid it. He asked my advice.

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