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The Best Exercises for Type 2 Diabetes

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Stay Active with Diabetes

Having type 2 diabetes gives you another reason to exercise beyond slimming down and getting in shape. Regular physical activity helps you manage your blood sugar, weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol. And that reduces your risk for diabetes-related problems with your heart, eyes, kidneys, and nerves. Here are some of the best exercises to try.


Medically Reviewed By: McDonough, Brian

Last Annual Review Date: Aug 16, 2013

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Before meals, your target blood glucose level should be 70 – 130. One to two hours after a meal, glucose should be less than 180.