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General Benefits of Exercise

-maintain/restore bone health
-boost immune system
-improve cardiovascular function
-normalizing sensory-motor function
-increase mood/energy/sleep
-increase cognition/socialization

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Exercise for DM

-increase GLUT-4 transporters
-increase sensitivity of cells to insulin
-change composition of lipids in blood stream

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Considerations for Exercise with DM

-check BGL before and after exercise

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BGL before exercise

-100-150mg/dL

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BGL after exercise

>/=110mg/dL

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Do Not exercise if BGL is:

250-300mg/dL

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fat cells in obese individuals:

-increase in number and size

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With weight loss, cells:

decrease in size, but total number remains the same

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Exercise elevates:

-basal metabolic rate

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Exercise decreases:

-loss of lean body mass

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It's easier to get into ______metabolism when you exercise regularly

-aerobic metabolism

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Exercise Guidelines

-ex's longer, not harder

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diet alone: effect on BMR

-lowers it (bad)
-exercise increases it (good)