Updated Federal Physical Activity Guidelines: Do They Apply to People with Diabetes?

In mid-November 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finally released new physical activity guidelines (as a 2nd edition) to update their previous set from a decade before (1,2). Various activity guidelines for adults with diabetes have been Read More …

Why Client Blood Labs are so Important to the Fitness Industry

The information in this course is from the Blood Lab Wellness Specialist CE course. A recent post in the Journal of Precision Medicine looks at the rise of consumer genetic testing like 23 and Me as the new boon in Read More …

Simple Steps to Manage Diabetes and Be Healthy

One of the latest suggestions for effective weight loss with diabetes includes cutting back on diabetes (and other) medications that cause weight gain and trying others that help you lose weight and control diabetes. The problem is that there is Read More …

Body Composition and Breast Cancer

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Did you know that it is well established that Body Fat Poses a Major Risk for Breast Cancer and severity of lymphedema?  Health-fitness professionals can play a huge role in reducing breast cancer risk and the debilitating effects of lymphedema. Read More …

What You Need to Know About Exercise and Diabetes

Are you working with any clients who have type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, or even prediabetes? Well, you have a lot to learn if you don’t know the first thing about those conditions! You can’t go wrong by knowing Read More …