Are You Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes? Don’t Exercise Before Reading This


You might be fearful, worried and stressed out after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. There’s so much to know, this is why we’re getting in for the exercise part. Based on experts advice, this blog has been summarised. To know more keep reading CRB Tech Reviews.

Small loss but big gains

As most people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are overweight, proper diet and physical activity usually focus on slow weight loss. Exercise is beneficial to metabolism irrespective of weight loss because it lowers glucose levels and improves insulin resistance.

Keep an eye on blood sugar

It’s essential you keep an eye on your blood sugar because any physical activity makes you more sensitive to insulin.

Timing is everything


If you’re taking short-acting insulin or short-acting oral medications, you might want to talk to your doctor about your exercise schedule. Prevention is better than cure.

Managing hypoglycemia

Since symptoms can vary from person to person, the only way to know for certain if you’re suffering is to test blood sugar levels.

Know the symptoms

Although hypoglycemia is quite common with people who have type 1 diabetes, anyone living with diabetes, type 1 or type 2, should know these symptoms before they start an exercise program:

Feeling shaky

Feeling tired/weak



Anxious or nervous

Feeling hungry

Having nightmares


Rapid heartbeat


Some of these symptoms, like sweating or a rapid heartbeat is common when you’re exercising so it may be hard to recognize

Gym bag essentials

If you head to the gym or a Zumba class, it’s always a good idea to include some life-saving essentials in your bag. A medical ID bracelet will give bystanders the critical info needed to help you.

Gym bag

Eating the right snacks for the type of activity

More strenuous activities like jogging could lower blood sugar levels more dramatically. Sensible eating before work out could make a difference.

How often and how long?

Before you lace up your kicks, discuss your exercise plans with your physician.

Manage target heart rate

Medications for lowering blood pressure such as beta blockers can influence metabolism and exercise tolerance.

Baby steps to fee better!

Managing type 2 diabetes might appear like a tiresome task, but as you begin to manage your blood pressure, you will feel better. Check out the following easy-to-accomplish ideas from Melo:

Get off the bus a stop earlier

Walk to the store, after office or library

Stand up and walk around while on the phone

Take the stairs if possible

Take walk after lunch or other work breaks

Walk your dog

Walk with your kids or in a walking group

Don’t stay seated for over 30 minutes

We conclude now.

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