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Diabetes Lifestyle
Fit Girl

by Mayo Clinic Staff

Exercise is an important part of any diabetes treatment plan. To avoid potential problems, check your blood sugar before, during and after exercise.

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Exercising With Diabetes: How Much Is Enough?

by Craig Stoltz for

Exercise is an effective way to improve the body's ability to use insulin and help control blood sugar levels—important goals for people with diabetes.1 But how much exercise does it take to achieve these benefits?

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When is the Best Time to Exercise

written by by Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM


The biggest problem most insulin users face is the risk of their blood glucose going too low for up to two days after they exercise.

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What causes a sudden change in body odor?

- written by Amanda Barrell for

Changes in body odor are not usually a cause for concern. They are often the result of lifestyle changes, such as an altered diet or exercise regimen. However, in some cases, a sudden change in body odor can be a sign of an underlying health condition.

Massage and Diabetes

Comfort, relaxation, may make you think of-massage. Is it advisable for people with diabetes to partake in this activity or is it contraindicated? This blog will explore this issue.


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