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Start Exercising Regularly To a Healthier Life For People With Diabetes

Christopher Wen

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Diabetes is on the rise in the modern times of today. If you start to have diabetic symptoms, you should start to watch out for it. The number of people diagnosed with diabetes every year increased by 48 percent over a period of 14 years. Diabetic condition of Type 2 Diabetes is popular and which include increased thirst, appetite, and need to urinate, feeling tired easily, or sick on the stomach, blurred vision, and tingling or loss of feeling in the hands.

However, it has already been proven that one of the reasons for the increase in diabetes is obesity and the trend toward a more desk bound and inactive lifestyle in the United States and also in other developed countries. In America, the shift has been striking. In the 1990s alone, obesity has increased by 61 percent and diagnosed diabetic case by 49 percent.

Hence, health experts have advice those who have diabetes to start exercising regularly. Without exercise, people have the tendency to become overweight. Once they are obese, they have bigger chances of getting diabetes. Therefore, it is high time that people should start doing regular exercises.

The first step when you have diabetes is to consult with your doctor for appropriate advice. If you have cardiac risk factors, your doctor may want to perform a stress test to establish a safe level of exercise for you. Certain diabetic complications will determine what type of exercises you can take. Heavy duty exercises like weightlifting, jogging, or aerobics can possibly pose a risk for people with diabetes due to the risk for further blood vessel damage and possible retinal detachment.

For those who have diabetes, your exercise routine can be as simple as a light walk in the evening at the park. If you have not been very active before, then start slowly and work your way up. Take a walk with the dog or get out in the yard for a jog. Take the stairs instead of the elevator is another good idea. Every little bit does work for you and in fact, it really helps a lot.

As little as 15 to 30 minutes of daily, doing some heart-pumping exercise can make a big difference in your blood glucose level and your risk of developing diabetic complications. One of the easiest and least expensive ways of getting moving is to start a walking program. All you need is a good pair of well fitting shoes and you are ready to go.

Indeed, you do not have to waste too many expenses on costly health memberships or get the most advanced health device to start losing weight. What you need is the willingness and the determination to start exercising to a healthier, diabetic free life. The results would be the sweetest and best rewards from the effort that you have exerted for your diabetic condition.

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