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What are the types of exercises for diabetic patient?

hello i am 45yrs old,female,i am diabetic and known to hav value of 228.6mg% = 12.7mmol/l..how many km of walking do you suggest?and wht are other exercises i may do kping in mind tht i have joint pain and my legs hurt while i do them.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011
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  User's Response
As u r diabetic u must walk slowly 3 km in morning & 3 km in evening. u follows yoga & pranayam.At least Kapalbhati ,anulom vilom for 15 min daily in morning. Some of Aasanas like Shalabhasan,Padmasan,Pawanmuktasan These aasana will help u ,to keep u r blood suger normal.Aasan should be done slowely not forcefully or fast.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Khaleel Ahmed.Manik's  Response
ya 30 mints brisk walk is very helpful , dont try heavy excersizes .
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hello dear
dont think about heavy exercise,start with walkining for 20 min.daily morning n even.its really works then u do regularly and also strictly follow diet plan,you want to know more then tell me. take care
  User's Response
hello welcome to healthcare magic,
daily walking for 30 mins is good to start with.If possible walk in gardens ,beaches,or in a joggers park,avoid going to the gym because natural walking we can change the pace according to the body need and is less mechanical and more exhilarating.
Try yoga asanas and pranayam.it will be very benificial for you.
take care
General & Family Physician Dr. Channabasappa K's  Response
try some excersises like cycling by hands&lift some heavy wt in home only, along with meditation with taking food rich in green leaf vegs,which not only detoxify your liver but ovral calories will be reduced until you abel to walk fast.
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