Columns by Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, FACSM
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December 2015 - Motivated to Track Your Health with the Latest Technologies?
Looking at the latest health information technologies
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.
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As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...