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Physical Activity and Diabetes

Before you decide to exercise or become involved in an activity, you should always check with your healthcare team member to make sure that it is safe for you do so.

Exercising and staying active are important things you can do to stay healthy. Exercise can also play a big part in helping keep your diabetes controlled.

Regular Activity or Exercise Helps To: 

  • Lower blood glucose levels by letting your body use insulin better
  • Control weight
  • Improve your heart health
  • Control cholesterol and fat levels in your blood
  • Make you feel better and be in a better mood
  • Reduce stress
  • Stay in good shape
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Before Exercise

During Exercise

After Exercise


Last Updated: 04/2014