e – Exercise is a seminal part of the treatment for type
2 diabetes. It improves cardiovascular health, lowers blood
pressure and blood
glucose, strengthens bones and improves psychological health. Most exercise lowers blood glucose, but some exercises such as strength training can raise it temporarily.
5. d – A1C stands for glycated hemoglobin. The more glucose there is in the blood, the greater the amount that attaches to hemoglobin (the molecule that carries oxygen in the blood).