Can Exercise Really Prevent or Treat Diabetes?

One-third of Americans have fasting blood sugar levels that float between normal (below 100) and type 2 diabetes (above 125). This is a condition called prediabetes. 

Exercise is the key to avoid progression from pre-diabetes to chronic illness. And if you have type 2 diabetes, the right, safe exercises can help your body better manage. Cardio helps keep glucose levels in check. Strength and resistance training play a key role in lowering A1C. Here are some tips for getting started safely.