Living with Diabetes
- Q What are the benefits of strength training if I have diabetes?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyStrength training (using free weights or weight machines) has some of the same benefits as aerobic exercise. It can help lower your blood sugar levels and increase your insulin sensitivity. It can also build muscle mass, increase bone density,... Full Answer
- Q How can I eat less to improve my diabetes?
William Lee Dubois, Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismEating less can help your diabetes. In terms of weight, you just need to be sure you only eat as much food as your body needs. Knowing if you are eating what your body needs is simple. If you are overweight, you are overeating. If you are overweight and... Full Answer