All physical activity is good for people with diabetes, but different types of exercise can present different benefits. The two main types of exercise are aerobic exercise and resistance exercise.
It can be difficult for people with type 1 diabetes to manage their blood sugar levels during periods of exercise. Read this article to learn about exercise management in type 1 diabetes.
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Swimming is an aerobic exercise, which involves continuous, rhythmic movements of large muscle groups. Read on to learn about 7 benefits of swimming for people with diabetes.
As described in our article about the New activity and non-activity guidelines for kids, the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines (CPAG) recommend that children over five should get at least 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity exercise each day. But many parents are unsure whether these guidelines can be safely applied for youth with type 1 diabetes.
Regular exercise can help you control your blood sugar, and doing a combination of exercises is your best bet.
Here are some exercises to control blood sugar.