Health Tip: Exercise Advice for Those With Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- Physical activity can help people with diabetes lose weight and better control their blood sugar, but there's a right time and place.
The U.S. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse explains these "do's" and "don'ts" for diabetics who exercise:
Do work with your health care team to find the best time of day for you to exercise.
Do consider factors such as your medications, meal plan and daily schedule when figuring out the best time to exercise.
Do exercise if you're a type 2 diabetic and your health care team recommends it.
Don't exercise when you have ketones in your urine or blood.