Exercise Programmes

Physical activity plays a vital role in the management of your diabetes, helping to control blood glucose and to reduce your risk of complications of diabetes.

 

Other health benefits include:

  • Prevent and treat high blood pressure
  • Improve blood fat levels, including cholesterol
  • Reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke
  • Strengthen your bones to help prevent osteoporosis
  • Help treat arthritis and lower back pain
  • Helps in weight loss and weight management
  • Helps to improve your mood

Referrals can be made to exercise programmes for help/support with activity. Programmes take place in local leisure centres.

For further information contact:

    

Limavady /  Londonderry / Strabane area:    Omagh / Fermanagh area:

Diabetes Support Team

1st Floor

Sevenoaks Fold

Crescent Link

Londonderry

BT47 6AL

Tel: (028) 7131 4280

Programme runs over 8 weeks with twice weekly sessions

  Fermanagh Active Living Project

Sean O’Connor

Activity Referral Co-ordinator

Fermanagh Lakeland Forum

Tel: (028) 6634 2427

RUNSWEET is a website and organisation which has specific useful information in relation to sport and diabetes: www.runsweet.com

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