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.
11 Exercise Tips if You Have Type 2 Diabetes
Exercise is key to lifetime management of type 2 diabetes. Learn more about exercising the right way.
Strength Training and Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you might want to consider strength training. Find out what it can do for you.
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.
Exercising With Diabetes: Tips for Working Out
Tips on safe, effective exercise when you have diabetes.
Diabetes and Exercise: Success Story
One woman's turning point and how exercise put her on a new path to wellness with diabetes.
Great Outdoor Workouts for People With Diabetes
3 simple fresh-air workouts to help you have fun while you get fit.
How to Start (or Restart) an Exercise Program
Get tips on how to make sure you get the physical activity you need to control your type 2 diabetes.
Exercise and Diabetes: How a Trainer Can Help
Stay active with a trainer who can help manage your condition.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Diabetes and Exercise
See how to improve your balance and ideas for exercises to help you prevent or lessen the numbness and pain of diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
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.
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.