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Have Diabetes? You Might Want to Consider Pumping Iron.

weight lifting linked to diabetes controlDiabetics have long-since known that managing their health and well-being is a critical part of the overall management of their disease. Maintaining proper dietary intakes, monitoring insulin and sugar levels, and exercising have been staples of diabetic treatment for a long time.

Interestingly, weight training was never an obvious or well-known part of that regimen. Common medical thinking was that while exercise was beneficial, lifting weights provided little to no benefit. That ...

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