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A 32-year-old male asked:

I'm a diabetes patient.don't take medicines. manage with hiit workouts and diet control (today's fbs is 90) .can i build muscle w resistant training?

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatric Critical Care 32 years experience
Diabetes: diabetes which is controlled with exercise and diet and a blood glucose of 90 (I assume mg/dL) which is normal, you should be fine to do resistance exercises provided you do NOT have any cardiac conditions. I would start very slowly with very light weight and build up strength over a period of one year
Dr. Ew Christensen
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Great work on keeping your sugar down with a healthy diet and exercise. Yes, you can build muscle with resistance training and it will help you better manage your sugars. Keep up the great work!

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