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How much do I need to exercise to improve diabetes?

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Anything that gets your heart pumping and makes you break a sweat will do. You don’t need a health club membership or personal trainer. You don’t have to do 30 minutes all at once. Ten minutes in the morning, 10 minutes in the afternoon, and 10 minutes after dinner is just fine.

SOURCES:

Familydoctor.org: “Diabetes and Exercise.”

Medicinenet.com: “Diabetes & Fitness: Get Moving! -- with Richard Weil, MEd, CDE.”

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC): “What I need to know about Physical Activity and Diabetes.” 

Ann Levine, diabetes clinical nurse specialist, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on May 18, 2019

SOURCES:

Familydoctor.org: “Diabetes and Exercise.”

Medicinenet.com: “Diabetes & Fitness: Get Moving! -- with Richard Weil, MEd, CDE.”

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC): “What I need to know about Physical Activity and Diabetes.” 

Ann Levine, diabetes clinical nurse specialist, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on May 18, 2019

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