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This page helps people living with diabetes to understand what to do as physical activity in diabetes, why and how.
The must know about physical activity and diabetes
III.1. Physical activity recommendations in diabetes
III.2. Why physical activity in diabetes?
III.3. Types of physical activity recommended in diabetes
III.4. Four things you must do before doing any exercise
III.5. Some motivation tips for doing exercise
Frequently asked questions about physical activity and diabetes
Q.1. Can people with diabetes complications do physical exercise?
Q.2. How can you involve children with diabetes in physical activity?
Q.3. Is there any benefit of physical exercise on sites of insulin injections?
Q.4. Is there any best hour of the day to do exercise?
Q.5. Is there any device that can be used to track blood sugar levels during physical activity?
Myths or rumors about physical activity and diabetes
MYTH 1: “Physical exercise always lead to weight loss”
MYTH 2: “If I’m not sore after my workout, I’m not getting any benefit”
MYTH 3: “Exercise make people hungry”
MYTH 4: “If I don’t sweat during exercise, I am not getting any benefit”
MYTH 5: “Lifting weights is only for men and youth”
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