by Gene Medame
Diabetic Meters: The importance of a daily diabetes exercise program
In a nutshell, diabetes is a condition in which your body loses the ability to regulate blood glucose levels.
However, diabetes is more complex, with a variety of effects and complications that result from the primary
condition. Your kidneys, heart and eyes may suffer damage, which can worsen, over time, if your blood sugar
levels are not monitored and regulated through diet, medications and exercise. All of these treatments are
important in the control of diabetes. Here, we discuss one aspect of diabetic care – the importance of a daily
diabetes exercise program and how you can make this work for you.
Problem number one is that the pain of diabetes disinclines the patient to stick Diabetic Meters. This problem
becomes a vicious circle. The less exercise you get, the more troublesome the muscle aches and pains associated
with diabetes become. Poor circulation also contributes to nerve pain. This constant and increasing pain are
certainly enough to depress you. Yet, even if you've already reached a point where you get little or virtually
no exercise, there's no time like the present to implement a daily diabetes exercise regimen, so that you can
start feeling better.
It's no wonder that getting started with and, sticking to a Diabetic Meters is a challenge. Some people with
diabetes believe that exercise means doing strenuous workouts that will only increase the pain. The key to your
success lies in taking small, but consistent steps. You can begin with a couple of short, 15-minute walks,
morning and evening, at a leisurely pace. You'll find that your energy will increase and muscle and nerve pain
will lessen, purely as a result of improving your circulation and toning your muscles. Let's see what you might
do next, to build up your diabetes exercise program.
If you have access to a pool, or can join a community swimming program, this is an excellent way to tone your
muscles, further improve your circulation and lose some weight, as necessary. Try swimming for a half hour,
three times a week, as time and scheduling permit. If you can swim daily, by all means, do so.
Weight lifting? A fantastic inclusion in your Diabetic Meters regimen. We're not talking 50-pound weights. A
set of 2-5 pound hand sets are all you need to strengthen and tone muscles. When your muscles lack tone, it's
far easier to get nerves 'trapped', a pain you can do without! Start with just 15 minutes each day and work up
Diabetic Meters. This form of exercise doesn't put stress on joints, but is excellent for building strength and
toning muscles. If you're interested in martial arts, Tai-Chi may be a perfect choice for your customized
diabetes exercise program. Tai-Chi is an interesting mix of mental focus and physical agility which does not
overtax your body.
Now that you've become engaged in several forms Diabetic Meters, try alternating days and exercise activities.
At the end of the day, the value of deep muscle massage cannot be overstated. If you've got a spouse or partner
to help, great. If not, you can do this to a good degree all on your own. Use baby oil, rubbing arms, legs and
chest with a firm, smooth motion. Foot massage is also helpful for your circulation. This is also a good time
to do your daily inspection of your feet, checking for cuts or cracks in the skin.
If some of these routines aren't appealing to you, talk to your doctor to see what other possibilities are
recommended for a good Diabetic Meters. You'll be truly amazed at the results. To your better health!