Benefits of Exercise

 

There are five main benefits to exercise:
  1. Improves heart function
  2. Reduces the risk of diabetes
  3. Helps to control blood sugar
  4. Improves muscle strength
  5. Helps with anxiety & depression
Benefits specifically reported by dialysis patients: 
  • Better sleep 
  • More energy 
  • More muscle strength 
  • Better able to do the thing they have to do in their lives 

*Regular exercise is important for those with newly diagnosed kidney disease, those who are on dialysis, and those who have had a transplant.