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Can I play basketball if I have diabetes?

Dana Artinyan
Nutrition & Dietetics
If you have diabetes, as long as your doctor has given you the okay to play basketball, you should be able to do so. A meal plan would be beneficial to help keep your blood sugar stable while maintaining an active lifestyle. A registered dietitian can help you come up with a plan.

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