by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Jan 23rd 2012

Take time to think about what activities you enjoy. If you don’t like riding stationary bicycles, then don’t. Find what you do like. The only consideration is to keep impact exercises to a minimum if you have any foot complications, such as neuropathy. Look...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Jan 23rd 2012

Learning how your blood sugars respond is important when you exercise. By taking your blood glucose reading immediately before and after exercising, you will know whether it is safe to begin exercise for that day, and how many points your reading drops due to exercise. Before...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Jan 23rd 2012

Before beginning any exercise program speak to either (or both) your family doctor or diabetes education team. These health care professionals will assess your risk of adverse symptoms, and may be able to refer you to a diabetes exercise professional, or will have...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Jan 23rd 2012

Being active does not mean trudging off to the gym at 5 am every morning. The benefits of exercise come from all sorts of activities…walking, swimming, cycling, dancing – movement is the key. Working some physical activity into your week is simply about getting...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Aug 25th 2011

Urgent Medical Device Recall Alert Johnson & Johnson’s LifeScan unit was quick to announce all of the OneTouch® Verio®IQ glucose meters are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada because they don’t warn users when blood sugar levels are extremely...

by Canadian Diabetes Care Guide on Aug 10th 2011

Abbott Laboratories is recalling its FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Meters after finding that they display and store incorrect test results for dangerously high blood sugar levels. For example, at rare, extremely high blood glucose levels (56.8 mmol/L and above),...