Everybody benefits from regular exercise. If you have diabetes, or are at risk of diabetes it plays an important role in keeping you healthy. This video from Diabetes Australia – Victoria explores exercising and diabetes.

For a person with diabetes exercise helps:

  • Insulin to work better, which will improve your diabetes management
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Lower your blood pressure
  • Reduce your risk of heart disease
  • Reduce stress.

Warning- Don’t take part in strenuous physical activity if you are feeling unwell or have ketones present in your blood or urine.

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this video may include images and voices of people who have passed away.  

Acknowledgements

This video has been made available with the permission of Diabetes Australia – Victoria. 

Available on request

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Last updated: June 2017

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