Diabetes is a serious disease. If it isn’t managed, it can damage many parts of the body, leading to heart attacks, strokes, amputation, blindness, kidney failure and nerve damage. But there is good news; diabetes complications can be prevented or delayed by properly managing blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Eating healthy, being physically active and quitting smoking also can help lower the risk of diabetes complications.
“People can often control their condition with regular exercise and a good diet. Unfortunately, some diabetics are physically unable to endure rigorous activity and maintain a steady weight,” said Dan Friedman, vice president of The Hot Tub Store. “Soaking in a hot tub may contribute to an increase in overall sense of well-being and help ease symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes.”
“A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that soaking in a hot tub can be beneficial for people affected by Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and sheds light on the advantages of spa ownership,” continued Friedman. “People with this disease who spent half an hour daily in a hot tub for three weeks reduced their blood sugar levels up to 13%” continued Friedman. “As the hot tub’s heat dilates blood vessels, blood flow improves and the body makes better use of insulin, the hormone that converts blood sugar into energy.”
In addition to reduced blood sugar levels, hot tub bathing is ideal for individuals who are physically unable to exercise because soaking in a hot tub simulates exercise, increases blood circulation, reduces blood pressure, increases heart rate, and invigorates muscles. The release of endorphins, the body’s feel good chemical, and the induction of deeper sleep lead to a positive sense of well-being.
“We think American Diabetes Month is a great opportunity to help educate the public on how a hot tub can help address the symptoms of Diabetes and help improve the overall quality of their lives. That’s why we will provide free hot tub test soaks in all five of our locations throughout the month of November,” said Friedman. “We want consumers to check out the benefits of a relaxing soak in an energy efficient hot tub for themselves.”
Consumers wanting to find the Hot Tub Store location nearest them are encouraged to visit the company website for more information. The website address is http://HotTubStore.com
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About the Hot Tub Store
Since 1988, the Hot Tub Store has been serving Santa Rosa, Roseville, Sacramento, Vacaville and Folsom. We carry the world's best-selling brand of Spas and Hot Tubs, Hot Spring Spas. Enjoy the ultimate in relaxation with our hydro-massage systems which are featured in all of our portable spas and hot tubs. To learn more call 707-526-2380 ext, 105 or go to: http://www.HotTubStore.com