Columns by Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, FACSM

Sheri Colberg-Ochs discusses secrets to living well as revealed in her latest book, 50 Secrets of the Longest Living People with Diabetes, in a special interview with dLife's Janis Roszler.

Click below for articles by Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, FACSM

September 2015 - A Muscle Primer
What you need to know about muscle to stay healthy for life

June 2015 - A Look at Exercise Response
Are there really exercise non-responders?

March 2015 - Is CrossFit Training Safe with Diabetes?
Looking at the latest exercise fad

December 2014 - Diabetes Motion
Practical advice about exercise and fatigue solutions

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.

Sheri Colberg's Past Columns

Last Modified Date: September 10, 2015

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by Carey Potash
Charlie’s 12-year anniversary with type 1 just passed and I still know nothing about this diabetes and why it hates us so much. As if to remind us that it was its anniversary, diabetes unleashed hell on Friday. Charlie was stranded well over 400 for hours and even tipped the scale at 580. Susanne pulled Charlie out of school and started what became a wartime exercise in futility. It was one of the worst blood sugar days we’ve had in years. ...