10 Yoga Poses for Defeating Diabetes

Research suggests that people with diabetes can reap some benefits from regular yoga practice.

By Emily Main


defeat diabetes with yoga8. Marichyasana C

The “twisting” element to the first part of the pose, Marichyasana C will help alleviate spinal stress, and as with most of the poses here, the twist massages the internal organs and improves circulation to your liver, kidneys, and pancreas. Make sure to keep your back straight and your pelvis facing forward. Hold the pose for 3 to 5 breaths, then repeat, bending your other leg and twisting the opposite direction.