Health Guides: Living Younger with Diabetes

8 Best Workouts for DiabetesFun, safe exercise can help you manage your blood sugar even better.

Best Workouts for Better Blood Sugar

Best Workouts for Better Blood Sugar

No doubt you’ve heard about the wonders of exercise (how it helps you lose weight, sleep better, and feel more energetic), but for people who have diabetes, exercise is absolutely essential. "Trying to manage diabetes without being physically active is like a singer performing without a microphone," says Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, author of Think Like a Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin (Da Capo Press). "Exercise is one of the most empowering things you can do to lower your blood glucose and control your diabetes." Try one of these 8 expert-recommended workouts.

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