Talk to your health care team about what types of exercise are best for you. Diabetes can cause health problems, such as eye or nerve disease, that make certain types of exercise poor choices. For example, if you have lost feeling in your feet, swimming may be better than walking. If you have trouble seeing, exercise indoors. If you have frequent low blood glucose reactions, you may need to check your blood glucose more often. Your health care team can help you choose fitness goals tailored to your health.