Being active is an excellent way to stay healthy. When you have diabetes, activity can be especially beneficial, but it has to be done with an emphasis on safety. This section provides general guidelines for activity and exercise; however, you should always ask your medical provider for specific recommendations for your personal activity and exercise regimen.
This section includes:
- Benefits of exercise:
Explanations on why exercise is good for you
- Exercise principles:
General considerations for safe activity
- Exercise and blood sugar:
Explanations on how activity/exercise will change your blood sugar
- Getting started with exercise:
Tips for getting started with an exercise routine
- Exercise guidelines:
How to maintain blood sugar control to prevent low blood sugars during activity/exercise when you are treated with insulin releasing pills and insulin
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