5 Breathing Exercises to Reduce Stress

“Just breathe.” Have you ever received this advice when feeling stressed or anxious? While it may seem simple, harnessing the power of your breath can have a significant impact on stress levels. This is particularly important for people with diabetes, as stress can increase glucose levels. Many people also find that breathing exercises can help […]

How Mental Health Impacts Diabetes

The constant demands of living with diabetes may cause anxiety and stress. Unfortunately, this can be particularly challenging when someone is already living with an existing mental health condition. You may experience a wide range of emotions after being diagnosed, including shock, anger, sadness, as well as fear. Nonetheless, talking about your feelings with your […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Morning Routine

Diabetes is a life-long condition that may, at times, make you feel stressed and overwhelmed. However, making lifestyle changes can help better manage your diabetes and keep those blood glucose levels within range. This post is geared towards the early hours of the day and the importance of establishing a morning routine to live a […]

5 Reasons to Get Fit with Interval Training

Your health practitioner has told you to be more active. There are countless benefits: You will feel better, have more energy, and improve your diabetes management. However, spending time training on a treadmill or stationary bike may feel discouraging. Perhaps with COVID restrictions, you’ve tried pounding the pavement for long painful runs. Nonetheless, you are wondering […]

Can a Vegetarian Diet Improve Blood Sugar Management?

Nowadays, diets and eating patterns are a popular topic of discussion amongst many people. There are many different diets to explore—each with its own benefits and successes. In particular, the vegetarian diet has become very popular in the past few years. Many individuals ranging from celebrities to fitness fanatics as well as just ordinary people, […]

14 Tips for People Living with Diabetes to Ensure Good Oral Health

Good oral hygiene is about much more than white teeth and a captivating smile. It tells the story of your overall well-being as dental issues left untreated can cause problems in other parts of your body. Living with diabetes may put you at a higher risk for certain oral health conditions. However, you can take […]

Creative Ways to Get More Exercise When You Are Short on Time

Getting enough exercise is essential, although it can be hard to find the time in your everyday schedules. However, even if your routine is jam-packed with work and responsibilities, specialists have provided a few ideas to fit a workout into your day. Here are some creative ways to fit in that extra workout, even when […]

Is Canada’s Food Guide Rainbow Still Relevant?

In 2019, the Government of Canada released a food guide to help Canadians choose foods. It aims to improve individuals’ health by meeting nutritional needs and reducing the risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease. In addition, the guide takes a less prescriptive approach by foregoing the number of recommended servings for each food group. Instead, […]

How to Make Diabetes a Non-Issue in Your Relationship

Managing diabetes can be a challenge. It impacts various areas of your life. It can shape your schooling, work life, and how you approach sports. However, there’s one area where diabetes management can have its most damaging impact: relationships. You’re under stress already. You must manage your blood sugar levels, consider any potential insulin injections […]