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Living well with diabetes: Staying active

Illustration showing 3 ways to stay active: canoeing, cycling, and snowshoeing.

Did you know?

Many foods contain sugar – not just sweet-tasting food. Any activity that you do will use the sugars you eat to make your body move.  When you are active, you are using the glucose in your body as energy and balancing your blood glucose. 

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Woman preparing moose hide

Did you know?

You can keep moving by doing many things, from sports to traditional activities.

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    Man sawing wood
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    Man spreading spruce boughs in teepee
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    2 people walking their bikes on path
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    Man and woman snowshoeing
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    Woman preparing moose hide

In Eeyou Istchee, we can enjoy the beauty of the land all year long. 

 

If you are concerned about developing diabetes, or are having trouble managing your diabetes, contact your local CMC.  

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Published on
Wed, Nov 3 2021

November is Diabetes Month in Eeyou Istchee and around the world. This year, let’s discuss the important steps you can take to prevent or live well with diabetes – lowering your stress, staying active, making nutritious food choices, and using medication when needed.

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