If you have diabetes, one of the best things you can do to improve your health is to exercise. Physical activity not only helps you lose excess weight, but it can improve your sensitivity to insulin and lower blood glucose levels. Muscles use glucose better than fat does, so by building and using muscle, you can help keep your blood glucose levels in the target range.
Before you start a new exercise program or change your current fitness routine, it’s important to make sure you are exercising safely. Having diabetes means there are a few precautions you need to take and a few risks you need to be prepared for.
Here are 4 tips to keep you safer when you exercise:
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