Motivation for Diabetics
Why Am I Tripping Myself Up? Five Weeks in, and I Can't Wait for Out
Riva Greenberg |
Mar 19, 2008 |
Five weeks ago I hurt my ankle. Really hurt it. I either tore a tendon or a ligament or had a severe stress fracture or something. Although I’ve been to my podiatrist twice now, the diagnosis is still unclear. The X-ray showed no break, and while the doc didn’t feel I needed an MRI, I figured that if my insurance paid for it, I did. I want to know we’re doing everything possible to get this fixed as quickly as possible (which already seems impossible after five weeks), because not walking is having several unpleasant effects on me:
Excuse Me While I Clip on Some Motivation
Patrick Totty |
Dec 26, 2007 |
Setting Sail with John Dennis
Mary Milewski |
May 1, 2003 |
John Dennis, 58, says that self-monitoring to control his type 2 diabetes comes naturally because he is used to "going it alone." After all, taking care of himself is as much a solo responsibility these days as sailing his 50-foot boat around the world.
Yoga for You!
Lisa M. Wolfe |
Apr 1, 2003 |
A healthy lifestyle, which includes exercise, is important in the fight against diabetes. Yoga can complement such a lifestyle and help to keep diabetes under control.
Exercise and No Co-Pays!
D. Trecroci |
Apr 1, 2003 |
There aren't enough hours in the day to exercise," a patient once told William Polonsky, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego.
There’s No Place Like Home
Ron Zacker, RD, CD |
May 1, 2002 |
When it comes to exercise, there's literally no place but home for some of us. Many people cite a lack of transportation, finances or time as reasons for not going to a gym or fitness center. And many rural areas simply don't have gyms or fitness centers. Whether real or perceived, these problems do bring one option to the fore—exercising at home.
A Taste of the Unordinary
Earl LeClaire |
Nov 1, 2001 |
I was a 325-pound chef; a cooking machine with rave reviews; a man given to extremes. Then, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Suddenly, I had to change my diet and I was stunned and beside myself with concern. I have always had a lover's quarrel with food, but now I had to search for alternative ingredients that would appease my taste buds while being nutritious and beneficial for a diabetic diet.
Diabetes Health Medical Disclaimer
The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. Opinions expressed here are the opinions of writers, contributors, and commentators, and are not necessarily those of Diabetes Health. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website.