Julie M. Gentile

Associate Medical Writer
Wheaton, IL

About Julie M. Gentile

Julie works with authors to ensure that the content you read on DiabeticLifestyle is thoroughly researched and easy to understand. With a medical copy editing background, she has an eye for spelling, style, and grammar.

In her free time, Julie enjoys exercising, practicing yoga, reading, and attending rock 'n' roll concerts.

Articles Written by Julie M. Gentile

Carb Counting at Breakfast: Start Your Day Off Right

Counting your carbs at breakfast can help you start your day off right—whether you have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes.

Getting Accurate Blood Glucose Test Results

How to Reduce Errors when Testing Blood Glucose Levels
What can affect the accuracy of your blood glucose test results when you have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes? This article explains how to reduce errors when using blood glucose meters and test strips.

Portion Control When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Watching How Much You Eat
When it comes to losing weight when you have type 2 diabetes, portion control plays an extremely important role. Discover why reducing your portion sizes can help you lose weight and keep it off.

Diabetes Exercise Benefits

Why You Should Exercise When You Have Diabetes
Exercise has major benefits when it comes to diabetes. A regular exercise routine can help you manage blood glucose levels and boost your body’s use of insulin.

Exercise and Diabetes: Weight Lifting

What Weight Training Can Do for You
If you have type 2 diabetes, weight lifting is an excellent way to get (and stay) in shape.

How to Count Carbs at Restaurants

Do Your Research Before Dining Out
Article walks you through the basics of counting carbs at restaurants. You’ll need to do your research before dining out, and when you’re at a restaurant, don’t be afraid to speak up for yourself.

Diabetes: Beginning an Exercise Plan

10 Ways to Get Started and Stay Motivated
If you have diabetes and you’re new to exercise or haven’t exercised in years, here are some easy ways to motivate you to get started.

Fitting Exercise into Your Daily Life

Living Well with Diabetes
Read quick tips on how to fit a diabetes-friendly exercise plan into your everyday routine.

Yoga and Diabetes

Exercising Your Body and Mind to Help Manage Diabetes
Among yoga’s numerous benefits, it may actually help you manage diabetes. Through yoga poses, breathing exercises, and meditation techniques, yoga can help you deal with your condition.

How to Achieve Tight Blood Glucose Control with Type 1 Diabetes

Is Intensive Insulin Therapy Right for You?
Controlling blood glucose levels is essential when you have type 1 diabetes, but how do you have tight diabetes control? And how do you know if tight diabetes control (also known as intensive insulin therapy) is right for you?

Watch Your Blood Glucose Levels when Exercising

Special Exercise Considerations for People with Diabetes

Exercising with Diabetes

The Importance of Exercise for Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes
Exercising with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes is essential. Find out why incorporating regular exercise into your routine can boost your health, including how it can help make it easier for you to maintain your goal blood glucose levels.

Exercise Tips for People with Diabetes

Working Out and Staying Fit Safely with Diabetes

Easy Exercise Ideas for Diabetes

Walking, Swimming, and Dancing
Exercising when you have type 1diabetes or type 2 diabetes doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, exercise can be incredibly fun. Learn fun exercise ideas you can incorporate into your routine.

Aerobic Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes

Why Exercising with Diabetes Matters
Aerobic exercise is key in helping you manage type 2 diabetes. Not only does it help you lose weight and stay in shape, but regular aerobic exercise can also lower blood glucose levels. Discover other ways aerobic exercise can help you deal with diabetes.

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