Regular exercise helps control blood glucose

Exercise is essential for a healthy life. Benefits include:

1. Lowers blood glucose levels, improves your HbA1c value
2. Lowers blood pressure
3. Reduces weight 
4. Lowers blood lipid 
5. Improves insulin sensitivity, reducing the likelihood of insulin resistance
6. Strengthens muscles and bones
7. Relieves anxiety and stress
8. Improves mood

The American Diabetes Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercises per week for people with diabetes. Moderate intensity activity means that you can talk with some effort during the activity. You may want to discuss any new exercise plan with your doctor first.

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