While exerciseis essential for diabetes patients, it must be made perfectly clear that it is not a replacement for medication. Insulin and medication are the foundation of your well being but exercise will bring optimum results. Always, it can’t be stressed enough, consult your doctor before you start any exercise regimen.
Daily exercise does not require a gym membership but mostly changes to your daily routine. A brisk half hour walk with a golf club (many people use golf clubs and it seems to work for them) or park the furthest away from the grocery store but be sure to eat a healthy snack prior. These small adjustments in your routine will achieve optimum results.
As the body becomes accustomed with a typical work out, the advantages for the diabetes are incredibly important. Your body starts to turn to extra fat for energy earlier in the exercise. Simultaneously, the hormones that are likely to raise the blood glucose for the duration of the exercise are not produced at the higher rate because they are not required. Because you will not need as much insulin, your insulin doses can be diminished but not entirely. Also, keep in mind it is considerably easier to prevent hypoglycemia during exercise.
Diabetes + Exercise = Awesome Results!
Diabetes results from age, overweight and family history. You have no control over your age and family history but you do have control over your weight. Daily exercise aids in weight loss which will improve your overall health, not only diabetes. How does a daily exercise affect your overall health?
• Lowers bad cholesterol and raises good cholesterol
• Lowers blood pressure
• Lowers stress levels
• Reduces the need for insulin or drugs
It is possible to achieve better health than someone who does not have diabetes. Staying focused and positive is the key to anything you do in order to be successful. . Simple adjustments it all it takes for good health and great confidence.
Overall exercise in the one prescription for abundance of good health. The results of extend well beyond diabetes. Reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke is tremendous benefit and confidence builder. Once you see the results, it will build confidence in all areas of your life.