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?
Get Motivated to Exercise
Make a plan to start (and stick with) a workout routine.
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.
Exercise Tips to Manage Your Diabetes
An expert explains the dos and don'ts of working out when you have diabetes.
Great Outdoor Workouts for People With Diabetes
3 simple fresh-air workouts to help you have fun while you get fit.
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.
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.
Slideshows & Images
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.
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.