What is the role of exercise in the treatment of pediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Updated: Jul 03, 2019
  • Author: William H Lamb, MD, MBBS, FRCP(Edin), FRCP, FRCPCH; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
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Exercise is also an important aspect of diabetes management. It has real benefits for a child with diabetes. Patients should be encouraged to exercise regularly.

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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