How Exercise Helps Prevent and Manage Type 2 Diabetes
Physical exercise lowers blood glucose levels and blood pressure, improves blood flow, burns extra calories so you can keep your weight down if needed, improves your mood, can prevent falls and improve memory in older adults, may help you sleep better. Start exercising after speaking to a doctor, start slowly and increase.
In non-diabetics,it can lead to hypoglycemic coma which can have varied outcome from complete reversal to death.
Any food with added sugar can cause increase in sugar level, waist circumference, body fat and also effect insulin sensitivity / secretion.
Diabetes is condition for which exact cause is unknown. But being unhealthy interms of obesity and other comorbid conditions increase the risk of developing diabetes, there are other causes such as family history/ presence of autoantibodies/ polycystic ovarian syndrome etc which increase the risk.
Goal fasting blood sugar is 80 - 130, post prandial blood sugar is < 180 mg/dl.