session 4 Benefits of exercise

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session 4 Benefits of exercise

  1. 1. Maria Lizotte RN,BSN,CDE Certified Diabetes Educator4/6/2011 1
  2. 2.  Would you like to feel better?  Have more energy?  Save money on doctors bills?  Prevent chronic health conditions like Type 2 Diabetes?4/6/2011 2
  3. 3. From boosting your energy to preventing Diabetes,There is not one pillthat can match good old fashioned exercise. 4/6/2011 3
  4. 4. It doesn’t matter who you are…or where you’re at. you regardless of :  your ability/ limitations  how little “in shape” you are,  your age.4/6/2011 4
  5. 5. Exercise …Improves mood.Helps to manage weight.Boosts self confidence.Increases energy levels.Promotes better sleep. 4/6/2011 5
  6. 6. Exercise prevents:  Type 2 DIABETES4/6/2011 6
  7. 7. DIABETES…Why we DO NOT want it! Damage to blood vessels.  BLINDNESS  AMPUTATION  KIDNEY FAILURE  HEART ATTACK, STROKE  NERVE DAMAGE4/6/2011 7
  8. 8. Exercise: Improves strength & function. Improves anxiety level & attitude. Decreases risk of heart disease. Makes muscles more sensitive to insulin.4/6/2011 9
  9. 9. In Conclusion: Physical activity delivers oxygen and nutrients to your tissues. Exercise helps your heart, lungs, and entire circulatory system work more efficiently. Muscles respond better to insulin. Just a single session of strength training will make your muscles more sensitive to insulin for 12 hours or more.4/6/2011 10
  10. 10. The FUN Theory! 4/6/2011 11

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