“Since my diagnosis, I’m amazed I’ve been able to tackle all these challenges head on.”
In 2006, Jim Prodafikas was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
“I remember feeling really tired, thirsty, achy, and just in a bad mood – just not myself. These were signals that something was going on inside me. One day, my wife said, ‘Jim, you’re not yourself. It’s time to go see a doctor and see what’s going on.’”
Regular exercise is an important part of an individualized diabetes treatment plan and may help people with type 2 diabetes reach their A1C(average blood glucose level over the past 2-3 months) goal.
In addition to improving A1C, regular exercise may have several benefits:
Remember to talk to your doctor before making any changes to your exercise routine.
Worldwide, 1 in 11 adults has diabetes
1 in 2 adults with diabetes is undiagnosed
As many as 629 million people worldwide may have diabetes by 2045, if trends continue