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Exercise is great medicine for patients with diabetes

Posted on Mar 16, 2014

If you have risk factors that go along with diabetes such as high blood pressure and peripheral vascular disease, exercise can be the best medicine.  Not only does it help control high blood pressure and reduce cardiac and circulatory issues, it also hleps monitor blood sugars and keep insulin levels steady.  As a diabetic patient, it takes a few simple tips to help keep your feet in tip top shape in order to stay active.  So as the weather is getting better, put on a pair of good walking or running shoes and increase your activity.  Your body will thank you.  If you need help in chosing the right shoes, our staff along with doctors can give you some advice.  Contact our office now. Click below to read more about how exercise can decrease heart disease.

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