Walking is the most popular form of physical activity in the United States.
Regular physical activity such as walking improves blood glucose control, reduces risk of heart disease and contributes to weight loss. Regular physical activity may help to prevent type 2 diabetes in high risk individuals.
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2 out of 3 people with diabetes die of heart disease or stroke
If you have diabetes, you are 2–4 times more likely to have heart disease or a stroke than if you do not have diabetes.