Aim for at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise five days of the week.
Stretching and strength training exercises are important, too.
Surgeries that bypass a portion of the small intestine have more of an effect on blood sugar levels than do other weight-loss surgeries.
Drawbacks to the surgery include its high cost, and there are risks involved, including a risk of death.
Low glycemic index foods may help you achieve a more stable blood sugar.
Foods with a low glycemic index typically are foods that are higher in fiber.
Remember that physical activity lowers blood sugar. You might need to eat a snack before exercising to help prevent low blood sugar if you take diabetes medications that lower your blood sugar.