Fitness & Exercise

Why is getting exercise so important for people with diabetes? Exercise can lower the glucose in your body and make it easier for you to control your blood sugar level. Physical activity can also improve your overall mental and physical health.

Regular physical activity

  • Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Lowers your risk for heart disease and stroke
  • Burns calories to help you lose or maintain weight
  • Increase your energy
  • Reduces body fat
  • Can lower blood sugar
  • Helps you sleep better
  • Relieves stress
  • Strengthens your heart
  • Strengthens your muscles and bones
  • Keeps your joints flexible
  • Improves your balance to prevent falls
  • Reduces symptoms of depression and improves quality of life

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