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Physical Fitness

Staying Healthy with Diabetes -- Physical Activity & Fitness

Physical activity is good for everyone, but it is especially important for a person with diabetes because it improves the body’s ability to handle glucose. This book in Joslin’s Staying Healthy with Diabetes Series explains how physical activity can lower your blood glucose by improving your body’s ability to use both glucose and insulin. It also provides information about weight loss, managing highs and lows during physical activity, exercising when you have other physical limitations and how to avoid the road blocks to fitness. Read More »

Price: $12.95

On the Road: Keep Moving with Diabetes

You might be surprised to find that you're already doing many things to help you stay fit. This booklet is about fitting physical activity into your life. It will provide some ideas about getting started or building on the activities you're already doing. Read More »

Price: $5.00

Keep Moving...Keep Healthy with Diabetes -- DVD

This is a first-of-its-kind exercise DVD for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes or others looking for a low-impact video to help them get the physical activity they need. It's a fun and easy exercise program designed to keep you moving -- and keep you healthy! Read More »

Price: $24.95

Every step counts - the ACCUSPLIT Eagle 2720-xBX Pedometer

Walking can help improve your diabetes, control your weight, your cholesterol and your blood pressure -- and make you feel better. Count your daily number of steps by wearing a pedometer. Put it on in the morning and see how many steps you take in an average day -- then try to increase that number each week. Your glucose control will improve and you’ll feel better, too. The ACCUSPLIT Eagle 2720-xBX Pedometer has an easy-to-read, accurate, digital display and counts steps walked or jogged up to 100,000 steps. Read More »

Price: $16.00

Page last updated: April 24, 2014