Diabetes and Exercise

Beat It – Diabetes Exercise Program

Diabetes is a medical condition affecting 1 million Australians. Remarkably, it is believed that 50% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed. Diabetes affects the ability of the body to produce and use a hormone called insulin. Insulin acts as a key to “unlock the doors” of our muscles so that glucose (sugar, aka energy) can…

Diabetes and Exercise

Type 2 Diabetes & Exercise

Let’s cut to the chase. Exercise is good for you, and everyone else as well.  If you happen to be suffering from pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, there is a whole lot of research demonstrating some very specific benefits from exercise. Rates of Diabetes are increasing in Australia As people become more sedentary and the…

Diabetes and Physiotherapy

Physio and Diabetes

It is Diabetes Week, but what is diabetes?  One of our Physiotherapist provides the basics about this disease that is already a big issue in Penrith, Jordan Springs and Caringbah communities – and it’s incidence is increasing.  Did you know that for those suffering from Type 2 diabetes – regular exercise can help to keep…