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Recommended Exercise For Diabetic Patients?

What is the best exercise for diabetics? Walking — Because anyone can do it almost anywhere, walking is the most popular exercise and highly recommended for people with diabetes. Spending 30 minutes of brisk walking, five times each week is a great way to increase your physical activity.

What exercises should diabetics avoid? High-impact exercises, like running and jumping, are contraindicated in people with diabetes, especially those with peripheral neuropathy, says Margaret Eckert-Norton, Ph.

How many minutes a day should a diabetic workout? Experts say people with diabetes should shoot for: 150 minutes or more of aerobic exercise each week. Studies have shown that regular aerobic exercise can make insulin work better and lower blood sugar long-term.

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How much exercise does a diabetic need?

People with diabetes should perform aerobic exercise regularly. Aerobic activity bouts should ideally last at least 10 min, with the goal of ∼30 min/day or more, most days of the week for adults with type 2 diabetes.