Gestational diabetes means your blood sugar is too high while you are pregnant, and usually goes away after you give birth (WebMD, 2023). However, it can affect your baby’s health, and increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life (WebMD, 2023). Symptoms include, increased thirst, urination and appetite. It is recommended a change in dietContinue reading “Gestational Diabetes”
Category Archives: Exercise
Happy New Year!
This is the time many individuals will write audacious goals for the up coming year, that include increasing their exercise and losing weight. If you go to the gym regularly you will notice how crowded it is during the month of January and February. Sadly, by March, many will have resumed old habits and haveContinue reading “Happy New Year!”
American Diabetes Alert Day
The fourth Tuesday in March is Diabetes Alert day. The goal of the American Diabetic Association (ADA) is to educate the public, advocate for research and publish the findings (ADA, 2022). The website offers information on conditions, diet and nutrition. Diabetes (formerly known as diabetes mellitus) is a condition in which the body is notContinue reading “American Diabetes Alert Day”
I took a tai chi class this week and it was interesting. It is 108 slow continuous rhythmic movements. It is moving meditation for the body. I am committed to learning the discipline and plan to add it to my exercise routine for additional strength and mental wellness. According to Huston & McFarlane (2016) thereContinue reading “Tai Chi”