Tips for Kids With Type 2 Diabetes: Be Active

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Tips for Kids With Type 2 Diabetes: Be Active

Description

This fact sheet provides information about staying active for children with diabetes.

This fact sheet addresses the following topics:

  • Why is being active so important?
  • What types of activity are good to do?
  • What should you do before exercising?
  • How much exercise do you need to do?
  • How can your family and friends help?
  • What if you don’t like to exercise?
  • Take charge of your diabetes.
  • What are some things parents can do to help promote physical activity for kids in their community?

Developer:

National Diabetes Education Program

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2003
Original Summary: June 2005
Last Updated: 09/26/12

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