In Case You Had Any Doubts: Exercise Is Tops For Blood Sugar Control

| Jul 9, 2007

An overview of 103 research reports comprising 10,455 subjects has found that it's better to stick to exercise than to spread yourself too thin by trying to change your activity level, diet, and medication all at the same time.

People with diabetes who attended classes to increase their exercise saw twice as much improvement in their A1c's as those ambitious souls who tried to make multiple changes.

The meta-analysis, published in Diabetologia, also found that it didn't matter how young, old, overweight, or poorly in control of their sugars people were when they started: exercise was equally beneficial to them all.

The take-away? Narrow your focus if you have to, but do get out there and move.

Sources: EurekAlert

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Categories: A1c Test, Blood Sugar, Diabetes, Diabetes, Exercise, Type 1 Issues

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Posted by Anonymous on 31 January 2008

well it was really hard 2 believe that being a diabetic u would b gettin some limitations. But i guess that wasnt really the right way of thinkin. In fact if u really fervent of talking good care of your BS then it was really possible simply by controllin your diet an some kind of moderate exercise which would at least much of your unrequired calorie. The only lesson that i have taught myself after being diabetic that think that your not diabetic. Just think that an believe me really 50% jos is don. Trust me it really works

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