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.
Are The Latest Fitness Trends Safe for Diabetes?
What kinds of workouts are safe with type 2 diabetes?
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.
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.
Get Motivated to Exercise
Make a plan to start (and stick with) a workout routine.
Exercise Tips to Manage Your Diabetes
An expert explains the dos and don'ts of working out when you have diabetes.
Don't Take a Holiday From Fitness
Have diabetes? Here's how to stick to your workout routine any time of year.
Have Diabetes? Make a Move
Ready to get fit? It'll help you take charge of your diabetes, burn stress, and make you feel good.
Are Short Workouts Better for You?
Sometimes nibbling is better than gorging. Likewise, experts say divvying up your workouts into exercise "snacks" can be a wise idea.
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.