Exercise Classes Brookings SD

Couch potatoes take note, especially those with type-2 diabetes—exercise may be the best way to manage your blood sugar. So what’s new about that? Anyone diagnosed with diabetes knows (or at least has been told) to lose weight, watch what they eat, quit smoking, and get regular exercise.

Curves Brookings SD
610 12th St. S, Ste. 101
Brookings, SD
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Powershop Gym
(605) 692-1003
514 Main Ave
Brookings, SD
 
South Dakota State University
(605) 688-6415
Wellness Dept
Brookings, SD
 
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(605) 692-3936
2405 10th Street
Brookings, SD
 
Curves Brookings
610 - 12th Street S
Brookings, SD
 
Curves
(605) 692-2469
610 12th St S # 101
Brookings, SD
 
Powershop Gym/Power Tan
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514 Main Avenue
Brookings, SD
 
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Brookings, SD
 
Brookings Snap Fitness
(605) 692-7627
1009 Main Ave. South
Brookings, SD
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2016 State St
Brookings, SD
 
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Exercise to Manage Blood Sugar

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By James Keough

Couch potatoes take note, especially those with type-2 diabetes—exercise may be the best way to manage your blood sugar. So what’s new about that? Anyone diagnosed with diabetes knows (or at least has been told) to lose weight, watch what they eat, quit smoking, and get regular exercise. But those same people will tell you how hard it is to make all those changes simultaneously. So the big question is, which one has the most effect on blood sugar?

In the journal Diabetologia, researchers recently reviewed 103 studies involving more than 10,000 people and found that studies advocating exercise alone lowered blood sugar levels two times better than those testing multipronged approaches. But don’t think that means you face hours-long workouts or sessions with a drill-sergeant personal trainer—studies investigating those approaches showed no better results than regimens specifying less exercise time and group sessions.

The trick, of course, is to get started. Take a stroll after dinner, park at the far end of the lot and walk to the store, take the stairs when you can—and as you get stronger (and feel better), you can increase your level of activity.

Author: James Keough

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