Sheri Colberg: Things that can unbalance your blood sugars
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Sheri Colberg: Things that can unbalance your blood sugars

Physical Activity Is Only One Part of the Equation February 4th, 2017   By Sheri Colberg, Ph.D.   Although a single bout of exercise usually improves insulin action for 2 to 72 hours afterward, the effect also depends on how much you eat before, during, and after working out, how you manage your diabetes medications … Continue reading

Limited time to exercise? Weekend warriors still benefit
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Limited time to exercise? Weekend warriors still benefit

From BMJ 14th January 2017 Although guidelines recommend spreading exercise throughout the week, weekend warriors, who compress the recommended amount into the weekend, still experience substantial benefits. JAMA Internal Medicine reported that risk of death from all causes were 30% down, cardiovascular disease deaths were 40% down  and cancer deaths were 18% down, compared to … Continue reading

Anger and exercise CAN trigger heart attacks
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Anger and exercise CAN trigger heart attacks

Can Anger and Exercise Trigger a Myocardial Infarction? Diabetes in Control October 29th 2016 An International study explores the role of physical exertion, anger, and emotional upset in triggering acute myocardial infarction. In the INTERHEART study, researchers explored the triggering association of acute physical activity and anger or emotional upset with a myocardial infarction (AMI) … Continue reading

Margaret Coles:  Invite this Physiotherapist into your home
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Margaret Coles: Invite this Physiotherapist into your home

At  www.movingtherapy.co.uk. you can find Margaret Cole’s free educational resource to help your health and well being. Margaret worked as a community physiotherapist and when she retired she decided to put her knowledge and experience to good use. She produced videos covering a lot of different situations that you can face regarding your physical and … Continue reading

Most people need a minimum of one hour exercise a day
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Most people need a minimum of one hour exercise a day

How Much Exercise Compensates for Sitting at a Desk for eight Hours A Day? Diabetes in Control August 27th 2016 At least an hour of physical activity needed to offset risk for several chronic conditions and mortality Sedentary behavior has been associated with increased risk of several chronic conditions and mortality. However, it is unclear … Continue reading