Exercises for Diabetics to Control Blood Sugar
When blood sugar is high, diet control and exercise are indispensable to keep it stable. In this article, we will talk about exercises for diabetics to control blood sugar.
Regular exercise can improve our body's lipid metabolism and insulin resistance. Whether it is the immediate reaction of exercise or the subsequent impact on the body, it will help us to improve blood sugar level.
However, not all diabetic patients are suitable for exercise-based sugar control.
Sugar control programs need to be strictly adjusted, and exercise should be more cautious
Exercise is for good health. If it causes other damage to the body, it will not pay off.
Whether diabetic patients are suitable for exercise therapy depends on age, course of disease and other complications. For example, combined with various acute infections, cardiac insufficiency, arrhythmia, diabetic foot, serious fundus diseases, severe Diabetic Nephropathy, and new thrombosis, it is not suitable for exercise to control blood sugar.
For patients with mild to moderate type 2 Diabetes mellitus and stable type 1 diabetes mellitus, especially obese type 2 diabetes mellitus, exercise therapy is very suitable.
These things need to be taken care of before and after exercise.
Before determining exercise therapy, it is necessary to go to the hospital for a comprehensive examination to make sure that the benefits of exercise far outweigh the disadvantages and to determine the best exercise program.
Diabetic exercise should be given priority to aerobic exercise.
Before exercise, we need to do about 10 minutes of preparatory activities to prevent sudden increase in exercise intensity, cardiovascular, joint muscles and so on are not adapted, leading to body injury.
When exercising, we should choose activities with low intensity and long duration, such as walking, jogging, swimming, cycling, Taijiquan and so on. It's better to exercise at least once every 1-2 days. The best exercise is moderate intensity exercise, which accumulates about two and a half hours a week.
After the exercise, do not immediately sit down and rest, it is better to have self-massage,walking slowly and so on for 10 minutes after exercises, which can help blood return and prevent cardiovascular disease.
Of course, the specific exercise time, sports and so on, also need to see the patient's own situation before deciding. Therefore, when choosing exercise for hypoglycemic control, diabetic patients should consult their doctors and avoid blind exercise. Besides exercises, you can combine Chinese Medicine Treatment to make condition better.
***Please seek professional medical advise for the diagnosis or treatment of any ailment, disease or medical condition. This article is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a licensed medical professional.***