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Physical activity throughout pregnancy: A prescription for improved maternal/fetal health

Nov. 1, 2018

Being physically active throughout pregnancy can be beneficial for both mother and baby. But how much and at what intensity is recommended? This WellSpring highlights the new 2019 Canadian Guideline for Physical Activity throughout Pregnancy which provides a specific prescription to engage in physical activity that is both safe and beneficial for mothers and babies. Authors: Margie H. Davenport, Victoria L. Meah. (WellSpring | November 2018, Volume 29, Number 11)

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What does the Alberta Centre for Active Living do?

Oct. 30, 2018

Since we have expertise in the creation of infographics, we decided to create one to answer that very question.

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Diabetes Canada clinical practice guidelines: What’s new in the physical activity chapter

Oct. 5, 2018

By being physically active, people with type 2 diabetes can improve their glucose control and may reduce their need for insulin and medications to manage the disease. But how much physical activity is enough to achieve these benefits? This issue highlights the new clinical practice guidelines to support prevention and management of type 2 diabetes through physical activity. Author: Ronald J. Sigal. (WellSpring | October 2018, Volume 29, Number 10)

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