19 August 2018

Aerobic, Anaerobic Exercise

Note for diabetics: Physical activity has significant effect on blood sugar levels. Therefore, it is important to stabilise blood sugar before exercise.

Aerobic (with oxygen) or cardiovascular exercise:
Some muscle fibres need little glucose and a lot of oxygen. They can move small loads for long periods of time.
Example: jogging, walking, relaxing cycling, etc.

09 July 2018

Diabetes and Exercise

People who exercise look healthier and younger. Exercise has anti-aging properties: Anti-Aging Treatment: High Levels Of Exercise Increase Lifespan Up To 9 Years.

For type 1 diabetics, you still need to control blood sugar with insulin injections. Exercise will not help as much in blood sugar control, as it does with type 2 diabetics. For both diabetics, exercise has many beneficial effects: