Islets of Hope healthy living for persons with diabetes
Diabetes and Exercise
Benefits and Exercise Considerations for People With Diabetes
Complementary Approaches for Fitness & Stress Management (i.e., yoga, meditation, acupuncture)
Diet and Nutrition
Visit our Diabetes & Diet Section (see right-hand sidebar for just a few fast click links to this comprehensive section).
Just some of the topics covered in our Diet Section
Nutritional Counters and
Restaurant (scary) and
Fast Food (even scarier) Nutritional Facts
Commercial Weight Loss Programs - Before signing on the dotted line be sure to read this article about commercial weight loss centers and programs. A calorie is a calorie is a calorie may be true (although, some would disagree), but weight loss centers are not all the same.
Want to know what we think about?
You may wish to begin by reading about the low glycemic index in "What is the Low Glycemic Index?" before reviewing specific plans.
Those with a medical need to place a heavy emphasis on food choices and portions are more susceptible to developing an eating disorder. Know the warning signs of eating disorders and learn how you can help your child avoid the risks. Join our totally anonymous Eating Disorder support group moderated by a diabetic who has been in recovery for her own eating disorder for five years.
The Body in Balance Center
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Page Updated 04/28/2006