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Weight Loss Tips

Trying to lose weight with diabetes? Diabetic Living can help. Find what you need to know about how to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight with diabetes. Our weight loss tips will get you moving more and feeling better in no time. Take one step at a time to reach your weight loss goals. You are worth it!
Stairs are a convenient fitness tool at home, at work, and...
Stairs are a convenient fitness tool at home, at work, and outside. This 30-minute climb with built-in strength moves can be done on your lunch hour.
Too tired to get moving? These practical exercise tips will give...
Too tired to get moving? These practical exercise tips will give you the jump start you need to be more active, lose weight, manage your diabetes -- and help you figure out what's draining your energy in the first place.
Don't love to work out in the morning or dread exercising after...
Don't love to work out in the morning or dread exercising after a long day? An exercise-ball routine is a fun way to gain strength and improve your blood glucose. You can even do it at home -- in front of the TV!

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Your dog is the perfect workout partner -- she'll exercise...
Your dog is the perfect workout partner -- she'll exercise whenever you want and never cancel because of rain. See how Tom and Lola sneak in extra exercise moves on their outdoor walks.
Enjoy the great outdoors and get an aerobic boost when you step...
Enjoy the great outdoors and get an aerobic boost when you step off the sidewalk and onto a rustic trail for your walking exercise. Plus, learn tips for Nordic walking using poles to burn even more calories while you walk.
It's never too late to start taking care of your diabetes...
It's never too late to start taking care of your diabetes. Every day is a new opportunity to reach your goals, even in small steps. Try these practical tips to lose weight, boost energy, and feel better about your diabetes management.
Can't resist tempting treats? Try these tips to take control of...
Can't resist tempting treats? Try these tips to take control of your cravings before and during your next big event.
You can enjoy a full plate of food yet cut calories with this...
You can enjoy a full plate of food yet cut calories with this simply smart approach to weight loss. Plus, get 1,500-calorie-a-day menus showing what to pass up and what to choose for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack.
If eating at work is a pitfall in taking care of your diabetes,...
If eating at work is a pitfall in taking care of your diabetes, we have practical tips to help manage your blood sugar and reach your goals.

Exercise & Diabetes

Meet the inspiring women of Big A#%! Yoga. A number on a clothes...
Meet the inspiring women of Big A#%! Yoga. A number on a clothes label or scale doesn’t stop these gals from exercising their bodies and spirit. There’s only one rule: No skinny minis, please.
Do you struggle with fitting enough exercise into your day? Our...
Do you struggle with fitting enough exercise into your day? Our easy workout ideas can be done with minimal effort. A few minutes here, a few reps there: Squeeze these moves into your routine to help meet your activity quota. Doing all of these moves in one day, a 175-pound person can burn up to 300 extra calories.
No time to exercise? No problem! Sneak movement into your...
No time to exercise? No problem! Sneak movement into your everyday routines to help stay active, lose weight, and successfully manage your diabetes.
Walking for exercise can boost your mood and energy. It helps...
Walking for exercise can boost your mood and energy. It helps many people lose weight, and you feel good doing it. But did you know it also can thwart plaque buildup in blood vessels, lower your A1C level, and improve your insulin sensitivity? To top it off, it's free, easy, and you already know how to do it. Whether you have diabetes or not, here are seven simple steps to help you incorporate walking into your daily health routine.
Including exercise as a regular part of your life can have many...
Including exercise as a regular part of your life can have many positive effects on your diabetes. Making exercise a bigger priority can feel overwhelming, especially when you're just getting started. Here are 10 things every person with type 2 diabetes should know about exercise.
The ancient martial art of Tai Chi, a series of flowing...
The ancient martial art of Tai Chi, a series of flowing movements and poses, is finding a new following among people trying to control their diabetes. See how this graceful series of movements can help you build strength, reduce stress, lose weight, and find balance in your life.