Diabetes and Exercise Directory
Insulin injections and pills are the standard ways to manage diabetes. Exercise is another way. Exercise helps the body burn sugar. It also helps the body become more sensitive to insulin and helps control blood sugar levels. Taking a brisk walk with friends or playing at the park with grandchildren makes exercise a fun tool in managing diabetes. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of diabetes and exercise, what options looks like, how to manage it, and much more.
Exercising With Type 2 Diabetes
If you have type 2 diabetes and are getting started with exercise, you should know this before you start working out.
Are The Latest Fitness Trends Safe for Diabetes?
What kinds of workouts are safe with type 2 diabetes?
Diabetes Exercise Checklist
Exercise is a cornerstone of diabetes care, but it’s important to plan your diabetes fitness program carefully. This diabetes exercise checklist will help you cover the bases.
Strength Training and Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you might want to consider strength training. Find out what it can do for you.
Exercise Tips to Manage Your Diabetes
An expert explains the dos and don'ts of working out when you have diabetes.
Speed Up Your Workouts With Bursts of Activity.
High-intensity interval training mixes bursts of exercise with rest, giving you a workout in as little as 10 minutes.
Your Well-Timed Diabetes Workout
Find the time of day that works best with your lifestyle.
Exercise and Diabetes: How a Trainer Can Help
Stay active with a trainer who can help manage your condition.
Slideshows & Images
Got Diabetes? Plan Your Workout Snacks Wisely
Don’t let a workout send your blood sugar too low. These healthy snacks can keep you going strong.
Slideshow: 10 Muscle Moves to Help Tame Diabetes
If you have diabetes, strengthening your muscles can help control your blood sugar. This slideshow tells you how to get started.