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20 Exercise Safety Tips for Diabetics


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Weight Training
Weight training has many benefits if done properly.
Weight training has many benefits if done properly.
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Almost everyone with diabetes can work out with light weights. If you have eye, kidney or blood pressure problems, check with your health care team first. You can enhance your upper body strength with an exercise program that features many repetitions with light, hand-held weights.


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