Type II Diabetes: How Exercise & Glucose Control Can Help

Individuals with type II diabetes have a condition which either causes the body to produce less than adequate amounts of insulin, or causes cells to ignore the insulin needed to process glucose. When this glucose, or blood sugar, builds up in the body, it can lead to a number of negative consequences.

This video takes a closer look at how structured exercise training regimens can benefit individuals with type II diabetes. Studies show that aerobic exercise, resistance exercise, or the combination of both has been associated with a decline in hemoglobin A1C levels in type II diabetics. Proper nutrition can also help to reduce the levels even further. Learn more in this full clip.

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