Columns by Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, FACSM
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September 2014 - Being Active - Your Way
Take a break from the exercise norm with these unconventional activities
June 2014 - Simple Steps to Manage Diabetes and Be Healthy
Nutrition and exercise tips for a healthier lifestyle
March 2014 - Avoiding Overuse Injuries with Activity and Diabetes
Helpful tips to lower your risk
December 2013 - Improving Insulin Action
Is changing your diet or exercising better for insulin action?
September 2013 - Why the Time of Day You Exercise Actually Does Matter
Recent research addressed how timing of exercise relative to when you eat a meat influences what happens to your after-meal blood sugar.
June 2013 - Got Gestational? Exercise!
The benefits of physical activity for pregnant women.
March 2013 - Break Up Your Sitting Time with Movement
Adding minimal amounts of daily physical activity can have positive health consequences.
Dec. 2012 - Secrets to Keeping the Weight Off
You've come a long way, here's how to make it last.
Sept. 2012 - Getting Our Youth More Physically Active
How our kids measure up to physical activity guidelines and why
June 2012 - What Resistance Training Can Do for You
Exercise routine dos and don'ts
March 2012 - How to Stop the Blood Sugar Roller Coaster
Fight the ups and downs of blood sugar extremes
Dec. 2011 - Top 10 Exercise Myths Demystified (SS)
Sept. 2011 - Lose the Scale, but Watch Your Clothes
More muscle mass, less body fat true fitness goal
June 2011 - Will Taking Insulin Make You Fat?
How to use insulin and not gain weight.
March 2011 - Why is Everyone Getting Diabetes and Prediabetes?
New book proposed five causes of diabetes.
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I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...