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Weight Loss and Exercise

How Lifting Weights Helps Prevent Diabetes

This two-step approach to controlling and preventing type 2 diabetes includes cardio and strength-training moves.  Read More

How Much Exercise Is Enough?

Aim for about 30 minutes of exercise on most days of the week  Read More

Why It Pays to Lose Weight If You Have Type 2 Diabetes

The relationship between weight and type 2 diabetes is a tricky one  Read More

Weight-Loss Surgery and Type 2 Diabetes

It may be an option to consider, but it's not a decision to be made lightly Read More

Lower Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetes With Exercise

For most people with diabetes, exercise is a safe way to reduce the risk of complications Read More

5 Safety Precautions to Take Before You Exercise

Almost anyone with diabetes can exercise, with a few precautions Read More

I Lost 45 Pounds

Donna weighed 240 pounds when she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes Read More

Exercise Usually Causes Blood Sugar to Go Down

Although sometimes blood sugar can temporarily rise with exercise Read More

How One Woman With Diabetes Added Exercise

Carol bumped up her exercise regimen and works out five to six days a week Read More

I Stopped Metformin After Losing Weight

Louis lost 20 pounds, which reduced his need for metformin Read More

How Two Women Fared After Weight-Loss Surgery

Diabetes may or may not resolve after surgery Read More

How One Heart Attack Survivor Exercises

Nancy had a heart attack—now she works out at a cardiac rehabilitation center Read More

I Went From Sedentary to 7-Mile-a-Day Walks

Jules E. Smith rarely exercised before his type 2 diabetes diagnosis Read More

He's Walking for Diabetes

Andy Mandell—who went years without insurance—launched the Wake Up and Walk Tour, a 10,000-plus-mile walk around the perimeter of the United States Read More

15 Exercise Tips for People With Type 2 Diabetes

These tips will help you ease back into exercise and find a workout plan that works for you. View slideshow