[fullwidth background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”0″ padding_left=”20″ padding_right=”20″ hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][title size=”2″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]Exercise Can Help Control Your Blood Sugar[/title]

Walking is one of the easiest and safest ways to be active. If you are going to walk, make sure you are wearing comfy shoes and socks. Check your feet before and after walking for bruises, sores, or any other problems. Here are some ways to add walking to your daily activities:

[checklist icon=”fa-chevron-right” iconcolor=”” circle=”” circlecolor=”” size=”16px” class=”” id=””][li_item icon=””]Take the stairs instead of the elevator[/li_item][li_item icon=””]Instead of taking a coffee break, take a walking break.[/li_item][li_item icon=””]Walk back and forth when you are on the phone.[/li_item][li_item icon=””]Park your car a few blocks away from where you are going and walk.[/li_item][li_item icon=””]Park farther away in the parking lot when you are out.[/li_item][li_item icon=””]Get off the bus or train before your usual stop and walk.[/li_item][li_item icon=””]If you have to wait more than ten minutes somewhere, walk around.[/li_item][/checklist]

Source: Learning About Diabetes