7 Tips to Help You Stick With Exercise When Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Often, starting a workout program for type 2 diabetes isn’t the problem; staying with the routine is. Try these tips from diabetes experts to keep you going strong.

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Grabbing a workout buddy can help encourage you to fit in fitness.Getty Images
There’s no doubt that regular exercise is beneficial for people managing diabetes. At the most basic level, exercise increases insulin sensitivity, research shows, which affects weight and blood sugar levels.
While a pandemic may seem like an inopportune time to start prioritizing physical activity, it’s anything but. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that people with underlying health conditions, including those with diabetes are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19, especially among those whose condition isn’t well managed. Thus, there’s no better time to put your health first.

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