Diabetes: Prevention & Management – Premier Fitness Camp
| November is Diabetes Awareness Month! In honor of that, this blog will focus on all things diabetes and the most affordable way you can work on prevention and management of diabetes: EXERCISE! (It’s free!)
If you have type 2 diabetes, staying physically active is one of the best things you can do in terms of management and prevention of complications. For the 86 million Americans who are prediabetic, exercise can help to delay or even prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.
| How do Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes Compare?
First off, type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder that affects either how the body produces or effectively uses insulin. Insulin is the hormone responsible for moving glucose (sugar) from the blood to the muscles for energy.
Over 29 million people in the United States have diabetes and 90-95% of these people are type 2 diabetics. When you have type 2 diabetes, your body doesn’t use insulin properly—this is known as insulin resistance. With…
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