Exercise

Exercise is extremely useful way to lower your blood sugar. When you exercise, the muscles need the glucose for energy and it lowers your blood sugar naturally. There are different types of exercises programs that can be used to help you including:
• Long distance running covering a distance of 10K or more
• Interval training, including a mixture of short sprints and longer runs
• Resistance training, such as the P90x program and many others
• Flexibility training, including Pilates and yoga

Using Anaerobic Exercise to Reduce Insulin Resistance by Reducing Visceral Fat

If you want to reduce visceral fat, don’t exercise at a constant pace. Interval training will benefit you whether you’re trying to get fit or lose weight, and whether you’re a weekend warrior or a high-performance professional athlete. Interval walking is one of the most convenient exercises. It doesn’t require any special equipment and can …

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Visceral Fat and Diabetes – How to Lose Visceral Fat?

Subcutaneous fat that lurks beneath the skin as “love handles” or padding on the thighs, buttocks or upper arms may be cosmetically challenging, but it is otherwise harmless. However, the deeper belly fat — the visceral fat that accumulates around abdominal organs — is metabolically active and has been strongly linked to a host of …

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The ONE Number That May Best Predict Your Risk of Sudden Death

Your fasting insulin level reflects how healthy your blood glucose levels are over time. Insulin helps sugar move from your blood into your cells, where it can be used or stored. Chronically elevated blood glucose leads to insulin resistance and numerous chronic diseases, including diabetes and heart disease. Elevated blood glucose and insulin resistance are …

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Diet and exercise play key roles in controlling diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition in which blood sugar levels rise higher than normal. There are two types of diabetes, and each presents its own challenges. The most common form, type 2, represents over 90 percent of diagnosed patients and presents itself most frequently in overweight adults with a family history of diabetes. In type …

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