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Exercise Prescription for Diabetes

Exercise is excellent medicine for an ailing heart, or for keeping a healthy one healthy. It’s just as important for type 2 diabetes. An “exercise prescription” from the American Heart Association recommends a combination of aerobic exercise and strength training. Learn more ›

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How many carbs should someone with type 2 diabetes eat?


Carbohydrates should make up about half of all your calories. Learn how to break down your diet, and which carbs to avoid.

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