Overcoming challenges to stay physically active 

Challenges that prevent physical activity

Do you have existing problems that may prevent you from starting and staying physically active? You may have existing health conditions that will prevent you from starting and maintaining a physical activity routine. Here are some of them. Let us know if you have any of these problems by completing this form. You will need […]

Starting a regular physical activity routine and maintaining it

Starting and staying physically active

There are different ways to start and stay physically active. You have to consider your routine and the types of activities you like. Different personas of women and what may work for them Different things work for different women based on their life stages and personal circumstances. Women play multiple roles daily that will affect […]

Benefits of physical activity

Physical activity or exercise has a lot of health benefits. We will discuss how these benefits work together to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 1.    Prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes During exercise, the muscle cells contract and absorb blood sugar. This effect can continue after exercise for more than 24 hours. […]

How physical activity prevents Type 2 Diabetes

Women and physical activity

Combining physical activity with healthy eating and weight loss have been shown to lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes risk by up to 58% in people with a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The preventive effect of physical activity is because of its effect on insulin and how it interacts with […]

Learn how to use the Viedial App to set your health goals

Viedial App

Step one Sign in to the Viedial App Step two  Go to the menu and click on “Set Your Goals”. Step three Enter how much weight you want to lose per week and click on “set”. Step four  The Viedial App will display how long it will take you to achieve your “ideal” weight. Click […]

Understanding the link between weight and type 2 diabetes

Weight gain and risk of Type 2 Diabetes

What is insulin? A hormone is a chemical that is produced by special cells in the body and released into the blood to send a message to another part of the body. That is why they are called chemical messengers. Insulin is one of the most important chemical messengers that regulate how our body uses […]

Factors that make women of African descent prone to prediabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Biologically, a woman has different life stages that are determined mainly by her reproductive hormones and reproductive roles. These stages are mainly, pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, post-pregnancy, and menopause. The reproductive hormones and how they interact with other hormones, especially insulin can affect the way the body’s metabolism and make women prone to pre-diabetes.  In addition, at […]

About Viedial Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program

The Viedial Diabetes Prevention program is a life-long program for women of African descent with pre-diabetes. The program has the following phases; To help you achieve these goals, we will help you understand how your current life stage (pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, post-pregnancy, and menopause) and your current circumstances (workload, child care, budget) affect you and your […]