Based on the American Podiatric Medical Association.


Studies have shown that greater public awareness of diabetic foot care could positively impact the American healthcare system. According to an article in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, comprehensive amputation avoidance programs have reduced amputation rates up to 70 % – – saving the health care program up to $8 billion every year. APMA’s Diabetes is normally a Family Affair campaign – – which occurs during November’s Diabetes Recognition Month – – encourages those with diabetes, as well as those at risk, to discuss the disease with family openly. Diabetes, an American health epidemic, is often passed on from parents to children. While the survey found that 77 % of African-Us citizens state they are willing to talk to their family about diabetes, those that do not have the disease are far less likely to do therefore than those who are currently suffering from it .Lie on your own back and put the ball between your thighs, keep it in place with the knees. Contact the top of the ball with the fingertips and roll your shoulders off the floor then. Hold the position and slowly roll back down, one vertebra at the right time. Another similar exercise that is a lot of fun but also challenging to do is a complete crunch with the balance ball. Lay right out with the ball between your hands above your mind and your hip and legs in a V. Lift the ball at the same time you lift your ft and head, and pass the ball to your feet. Then lower your head, arms and body. Lift the ball up with the feet simultaneously you increase your head and arms and move it back to the hands. Its a hardcore work out! Seated Wall Roll This one targets the glutes, the hamstrings and the quadriceps.