How much exercise do you need? Diabetes Home Exercise How much exercise do you need? What exercise can you do? What must you think about? Your steps to start your exercise Exercise for 30 minutes. Do it each day. You do not have to do 30 minutes at the same time. You can do 10 minutes at a time. You do this 3 times in a day. Previous Diabetes Home Next This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.