Despite being one of the most important cornerstones of diabetes management, physical activity is often underutilized. Exercise, along with healthy eating and medication, if prescribed, is a vital part of managing the disease. The best way to start an exercise pattern is for your patient to choose a convenient activity that he or she enjoys.
Exercise, along with healthy eating and medication, if prescribed, is an essential part of managing diabetes.
Associate Professor • Department of Nursing • Kingsborough Community College • Brooklyn, N.Y.
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