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    Mrs. Armstrong has a 6-year-old son who was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. She says that he stays inside a lot lately and that she is afraid to let him play outside because he might have a hypoglycemic reaction. What can you tell her about the importance of exercise for diabetic patients?

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    I would tell Mrs. Armstrong that regular exercise is very important for diabetic patients, largely due to the fact that exercise can help to reduce an individual's blood sugar levels to more healthy levels. This is a very important benefit of exercise, largely due to the fact that naturally lowering an individual's blood sugar levels would help the individual to remain healthy, without the necessity of taking as much insulin. In addition, the sugar lowering effect of exercise would help to ...

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