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Why is healthy muscle mass important if I have diabetes?

Reza Yavari, MD
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism

Healthy muscle mass is important if you have diabetes, since the muscles use up the sugar you consume, which better controls blood sugars. Watch endocrinologist Reza Yavari, MD, discuss why healthy muscle mass is key for people who have diabetes.

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