Per WebMD. com, “Diabetes is a life-long disease that affects the way your body handles glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood.
Most people with the condition have type 2. There are about 27 million people in the U.S. with it. Another 86 million have prediabetes: Their blood glucose is not normal, but not high enough to be diabetes yet.”
People who have Type 2 Diabetes and sit around too much may have more problems. This excessive sitting leads to an increase of fats in the bloodstream. This accumulation results in excessive inflammation and insulin resistance, a major contributor to obesity.
Now for the good news. Movement of any sorts, be it intense or casual such as walking improved the entire situation. Exercises such as squats and knee raises improved the situation by reducing inflammation and improving the system so that inflammation can be prevented in the future. The squats and knee
Additionally, squats and knee raises also helped the body burn fat, thus reducing incidences of obesity. (And of course, obesity correlates with inflammation).
The moral of the story is that regardless of your current situation (or diagnosis), moving will always help the situation.
David is a Nutritional and Alternative Medicine Expert, Educator and Entrepreneur. As an Acupuncture Physician and Master Herbalist, he has created the best selling anti aging formula, Doc Wellness Supplement and the online school - Dr. Orman's Wellness School.