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Examining the role of exercise and physical activity in the management of diabetes.

Exercise Guidelines

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Do you follow the ADA Guidelines and exercise at least 150 minutes a week or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week? Follow the link to see how you and your colleagues compare!

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What You Don’t Know About Statins and Exercise Can Hurt You

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I recently received an email from a person with type 1 diabetes living in Denmark (Guido) whose physician believes in prescribing many medications to manage cholesterol and high blood pressure in anyone with diabetes, regardless of need. Guido has been taking a statin (Atorvastatin, brand name Lipitor), along with at least four others for blood pressure control. He used to take Simvastitin (Zocor), but a year prior had been changed to Atorvastatin (and his dose doubled). That’s when his problems with exercise began.

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