1. Stress the fact that exercise is a must in any weight/loss maintenance
3. Discuss the positive effect of exercise on metabolism and the utilization
4. If using insulin, review the symptoms of hypoglycemia and how to treat a
5. Review the exercise programs available in the community.
2. Review the basic recommendations of any exercise program:
a. If any diabetic complications exist, consult with provider.
b. Start out slow.
c. Exercise for 20 minutes a minimum of three times a week, which
would include brisk walking, aerobic exercises.