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People with diabetes are encouraged to exercise regularly for better blood glucose control and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Additional benefits of exercise include a healthier heart, better weight control and stress management.
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A site that aims to help people with diabetes using insulin to feel comfortable with taking up exercise – covers the basic rules for most people living with diabetes.
This page discusses physical activity and exercise.
This resource explains how exercise and physical activity affects your blood glucose and what you should bear in mind before you start exercising.