endocrinology
Risk factors

Exercise and type 1 diabetes – a difficult balancing act

There are many reasons for individuals with type 1 diabetes to exercise. Regular exercise in this population has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity, increase fitness, improve body composition, reduce cardiovascular disease risk, reduce mortality, and result in greater well-being 1, 2. However, unlike in type 2 diabetes, exercise doesn’t necessarily improve glycemic control in ...

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