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Episode #8 – Benefits of Walking

Benefits of Walking

In this episode of the Just My Type podcast, co-hosts Sami and Dobie discuss the multiple ‘Benefits of Walking’ has on both those with or without diabetes. Sami (type 1) and Dobie (type 2) have two different lifestyles, yet agree the significance of walking is crucial in optimizing a healthy lifestyle. Sami shares a list of the benefits of walking, which include:

  • Walking increases insulin sensitivity
  • Walking decreases cortisol levels 
  • Walking minimizes post meal spike
  • Walking can increase Vitamin D if outdoors
  • Walking releases endorphins 

Trust us, the list goes on and on! Dobie shares a few walking stories during COVID that you will not want to miss. Listen to the Just My Type podcast while on your walk and get outside to see some sunshine! Not only do you get to join Sami and Dobie in a conversation, but you can even hear the testimonials of others’ diabetes stories. You and your blood glucose levels will not regret it. Sami and Dobie are here to entertain, educate, and engage the diabetes community. You’re invited and join our little dia-party! C’est la vie, baby!

Question of the pod: What do you do while you walk? *hint hint listen to us – make listening to JMT  a part of your routine!

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This episode of Just My Type is sponsored by The Diabetes App: a community platform for individuals living with all types of diabetes. 

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Nothing expressed on the Just My Type podcast or on the Just My Type website is intended or should be interpreted or used as medical advice.  You should always consult with a competent physician with respect to all aspects of your health and wellness.