The biggest puzzle for those of us with diabetes – and anyone who cares about his or her health – is what to eat while we are away from civilization on the trail.
Even for something as fundamental as exercise, the experts are still fine-tuning their recommendations. And it’s more than just fine-tuning. They are saying that we should do more and more.
If you haven’t lost weight or need to, feel free to skip to the next article. But 85 percent of those of us who have type 2 diabetes are overweight, and most everyone else is probably on a diet.
I’ve lost a lot of weight in the 14 months I have used Byetta. Now, nothing scares me more than gaining it back.
You won’t hear any suggestions for controlling your type 2 diabetes more often than to watch your diet and to do your exercises. But until now we haven’t had proof that exercise works.
We do now.
We keep reading about people who walk hundreds if not thousands of miles to promote a cure for diabetes. I’m not sure how that is going to work, although it will certainly help the health of the walker.