Introduction to Getting Active




Full Event

Highlight Clips

When is the best time to exercise?
How does exercise have an effect on lowering blood sugar?
Why should I exercise instead of just taking more insulin?
The importance of staying active.


The American Diabetes Association® has created Living with Diabetes: Ask the Experts, a free, online educational Town Hall series focused on diabetes management. The series provides information and tips for living well with diabetes, including taking medication, eating healthy, planning meals, monitoring blood glucose, getting active, coping with common feelings about the disease, managing stress, and getting support. Focused on a specific topic, each session features streaming video and a live 45-minute Q&A with Association diabetes experts. The series kicked off on June 28 and runs monthly through February 2018. Register for individual Town Hall sessions at or text EXPERTS to 828282 to sign up for the series.

Getting Active: Get practical tips on incorporating physical activity into your day, even if you’ve never exercised before. Learn the benefits of exercise - such as lowering your blood sugar and helping to maintain balance - on your journey to living well and getting active with diabetes.