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.
Children, adults and elders can all benefit from being physically active on a regular basis.
Active Living is good for the body, the mind and the soul. Active Living has many benefits.
It makes you feel better and more energetic. It makes you stronger and healthier. It helps you cope with the stress of daily life.
Being active can mean going on to the land -
- chopping wood
Being active could also mean being active in the community by:
- going to the gym
Active Living can be fun for the whole family. Play with your kids. Participate in community walks. Keep walking.
Walking is a Cree tradition.
Did you know?
You can keep moving by doing many things, from sports to traditional activities.
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.
November is Diabetes Month in Eeyou Istchee and around the world. Let’s discuss what you can do to prevent or live well with diabetes – lowering your stress, staying active, making nutritious food choices, and using medication when needed.