Exercise helps to reduce the amount of insulin that your child requires and makes it easier to control his blood glucose. Any exercise is better than no exercise, but 30 minutes a day should be your minimum goal for your child. In Chapter 9, I explain how to take care before your child starts an exercise plan by talking to the doctor and adjusting insulin intake, among other tasks I show you how to encourage your child to exercise at any age and help him pick an activity (even a competitive sport!). I also give you my picks for the best exercises around: walking and training with weights.
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