LiveWell Diabetes
Episode 4: Move Your Body

Episode 4: Move Your Body

July 6, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Reed Tuckson speaks with exercise physiologist, author, and award-winning diabetes educator, Gary Scheiner, about the role of exercise in diabetes management. A key strategy for managing your condition is to manage your weight, and exercise is essential for doing that. Gary and Dr. Tuckson talk about which exercises matter the most and they help you get started moving more in ways that can work for you.

Episode 3: Eating Essentials

Episode 3: Eating Essentials

July 6, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Reed Tuckson speaks with dietician, chef, and diabetes educator, Ranelle Kirchner, about food and diabetes. There is no such thing as a diabetic diet, but there are some basic principles of nutrition that can go a long way in helping you manage your condition.

Episode 2: Overcoming Your Barriers

Episode 2: Overcoming Your Barriers

July 6, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Reed Tuckson speaks with psychiatrist and diabetes educator, Dr. William Polonsky, about the reality that diabetes is as much a mental challenge as it is a physical one. Dr. Polonsky will share how he works with patients to help them navigate the negative thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that are common when trying to manage type 2 diabetes.

Episode 1: The Basics of Type 2

Episode 1: The Basics of Type 2

July 1, 2020

When you're diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, it can be hard to know where to start. In this episode, Dr. Reed Tuckson chats with board-certified endocrinologist Dr. Jennifer Hone about the basics of Type 2 diabetes. She explains short and long term effects of the condition, who to talk to for quality advice, and she offers words of encouragement, reminding you that you're not alone on your Type 2 Diabetes journey.