In this session participants learn how being more active can make them healthier, improving the way they feel and lowering blood sugar and blood pressure. A role model story of a middle-aged, overweight man with diabetes is introduced.
This session includes guidance on finding ways to become more active, guidance on how to be active at a moderate pace, and help to problem-solve common barriers to being active. Information on how to exercise safely, including specific safety guidelines for individuals with diabetes, is provided. The session ends with a goal setting activity.