Get Your Move on Tip – Breathing at Bedtime

TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Michelle Day has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit. Encourage sleep with these simplistic breathing techniques. Lay in your bed, on your back, with your arms down by your sides and your palms facing up. Close your eyes then inhale for 4 seconds. Hold your […]


TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Michelle Day has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit.

Encourage sleep with these simplistic breathing techniques. Lay in your bed, on your back, with your arms down by your sides and your palms facing up. Close your eyes then inhale for 4 seconds. Hold your breath for 4 seconds and exhale for 4 seconds. Repeat this pattern 8 times and you will be on your way to a restful nights sleep.

Get Your Move on Tip – Count on Your Cardiologist

TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Larry Verity has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit. Visit your cardiologist on a regular basis! It is important that you have routine check-ups. Our health does not remain static – it is continually changing. Because of this, checking in with your cardiologist (or any […]


TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Larry Verity has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit.

Visit your cardiologist on a regular basis! It is important that you have routine check-ups. Our health does not remain static – it is continually changing. Because of this, checking in with your cardiologist (or any physician for that matter) helps you keep ahead of the curve on possible health issues and helps to identify health issues and initiate treatment/management strategies. Either way, regular visits to the doctor are an important part of being a healthy diabetic!

Get Your Move on Tip – Plan for Success

TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Larry Verity has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit.
Have a plan – we don’t plan to fail, we just fail to plan! Diabetes is sometimes thought of as a scheduling disease – requiring medicine, monitoring, healthy eating, etc. Physical activity should be part […]


TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Larry Verity has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit.

Have a plan – we don’t plan to fail, we just fail to plan! Diabetes is sometimes thought of as a scheduling disease – requiring medicine, monitoring, healthy eating, etc. Physical activity should be part of that schedule. Put it on the calendar and reap the rewards.