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What exercise machine is best for diabetic patients trying to get fit?

What exercise machine is best for diabetic patients trying to get fit?

Anything!: It is important for diabetic patients to exercise. Any exercise! pick something you enjoy doing and exercise frequently. Cardio exercise (walk, run, bike, etc) tends to help more with weight loss more than weight bearing exercises. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Dear sir, my mother is a diabetes patient, i want purchase a good suger testing machine which is having good accuracy. ?

Dear sir, my mother is a diabetes patient, i want purchase a good suger testing machine which is having good accuracy. ?

Easily done: All the machines sold in usa have to conform to fda regulations on devices and be accurate (compared to concurrent venous sugar test) to within about 15% , higher or lower, of 'real' number.. So if it says 'fda approved' you can trust it. The new continuous glucose monitor by dexcom, often recommended for patients on 4 shots of Insulin or an Insulin pump, has now reached same level of accuracy. ...Read more

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My father epileptic patient(65) randomely get fit, want to go best doctor. Who is the specialist(designation)?

My father epileptic patient(65) randomely get fit, want to go best doctor. Who is the specialist(designation)?

Needs medical home: Start with a good primary doctor who can check him out thoroughly concerning his blood pressure, cholesterol, heart and kidney function, weight and eating habits, etc. He may need careful adjustment of his medications and his health habits. This alone may improve his seizure control. The pcp can then decide whether a specialist would be necessary. ...Read more

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I want to lose a wieght so which is a best exercise machine to buy at home workout treadmill cycle or elliptical plz tell thanx?

I want to lose a wieght so which is a best exercise machine to buy at home workout treadmill cycle or elliptical plz tell thanx?

The best exercises: and related equipment are the ones we are most likely t use. My personal choice is a treadmill because you can adjust the speed, listen to ipod, etc.easily while exercising. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best home exercise machine for bum?

Can you tell me what is the best home exercise machine for bum?

Reallly: It's whatever you'd use most consistently. But when you account for price, space, variety of exercises and resistances possible, the Total Gym XLS(base model) is a great deal. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise/exercise machine i can use to burn the most weight efficiently? i want to lose 15-20 lbs in 2-3 months if thats realistic.

What is the best exercise/exercise machine i can use to burn the most weight efficiently? i want to lose 15-20 lbs in 2-3 months if thats realistic.

Hard work: It doesn't matter what machine you use or what type of exercise that you do. Find something that you enjoy, or at least can tolerate, and do it regularly as part of a diet and exercise program. Start slow and gradually increase. Goal weight loss should be 2-3lbs per week, so your weight loss goals are reasonable. Good luck ...Read more

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Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

Exercise: Regardless of whether you want to lose baby weight or belly fat, consider body weight exercises rather than purchasing equipment. http://www.mensfitness.com/topics/body-weight-workouts, http://www.muscleandfitness.com/workouts/workout-routines/5-best-bodyweight-training-exercises & http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/ultimate-body-weight-workout. ...Read more

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I am 43 Years old male. I am Diabetes (Type 2) and Hypertension patient. Also I done stent in RCA. Please give me advice which type of exercise best.

I am 43 Years old male. I am Diabetes (Type 2) and Hypertension patient. Also I done stent in RCA. Please give me advice which type of exercise best.

Cardiovascular: You would want to incorporate regular cardiovascular exercise on most days of the week, shooting for 60 to 70 percent of your target heart rate. At an age of 43 years (round to 45) your target heart rate would be 175, and 60% of this would be about 100-110 beats per minute. With your medical history I would keep this on the low end. ...Read more

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Which exercises are best for diabetic patients?

Which exercises are best for diabetic patients?

Total program: It is important to do cardiovascular exercises as well as strength and flexibility.A balance program is also important. ...Read more