Exercise is an important part of our day to day life, and especially so for diabetics. Being active plays a large role in preventing diabetes complications, and can help diabetics feel better physically and mentally. The cold weather months, however, can make it difficult to stick with an exercise plan. Joining us today for Martha Jefferson Healthwise is diabetes educator Barbara Martin to talk offer tips for diabetics on staying active even during the winter. Click on the video to find answers the questions below.
Why is it so important for diabetics to get regular exercise?
What types of exercises are recommended for diabetics?
What can diabetics do to stay motivated to exercise, even when it’s so cold outside?