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Exercise and diabetes when can I exercise when my bs is high or low?

Exercise and diabetes when can I exercise when my bs is high or low?

B4, during and after: Exercise is important managing your diabetes. Exercise can help you to improve your blood sugar level. Check your blood sugar before, during and after the exercise. Monitor for a while and keep the records. Present the findings to your treating physician for proper regiment. Hope it helps. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Is it safe to exercise if I was just diagnosed with diabetes?

Is it safe to exercise if I was just diagnosed with diabetes?

Recommended: Exercise is a part of glucose control, and is recommended. However, if just diagnosed, talk to your doctor, or a diabetic educator, first. You can become hypoglycemic, so it's important to understand how exercise affects glucose levels. Professional athletes who are diabetic may check their sugar several times during a game or race to avoid glucose spikes, high or low. ...Read more

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What is the role of diet and exercise in controlling diabetes?

What is the role of diet and exercise in controlling diabetes?

Most important: Diet and exercise are the most important way to control your blood sugar and hence prevent the complications that diabetes can cause. Keeping your weight normal and eating a healthy diet prevents the diabetes from causing problems with your heart, kidneys, eyes, feet. Exercise helps keep blood sugars stable and helps keep your weight under control. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can diabetes affect children during exercise?

I was just wondering how can diabetes affect children during exercise?

Paradox..: If sugar high, can go higher if sugar low, can go dangerously lower if in normal range, usually goes lower- sometimes too low. ...Read more

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What exercise to gve a young obbesse child who as a family history of diabetes?

What exercise to gve a young obbesse child who as a family history of diabetes?

Anything physical: That he/she will do reliably for about 30-45 minutes (or longer) just about every day. Also depends on age--older kids have better coordination and get less frustrated with more complex activities than younger ones. ...Read more

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Tell me if diabetes can be controlled by diet and exercise alone for how many years?

Tell me if diabetes can be controlled by diet and exercise alone for how many years?

Diabetes: We hope that pre-diabetes can be controlled by diet and exercise alone. Mild diabetes can often be controlled for a prolonged time wtih diet and exercise alone. We are seeing more and more early diabetes with drugs like statins and some antihypertensives. ...Read more

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I have type I diabetes and I recently started a exercise programme. How should I adjust my insulin doses before exercise?

I have type I diabetes and I recently started a exercise programme. How should I adjust my insulin doses before exercise?

Check with your doct: That is the type of question you should ask your personal physician. It really depends on the type of exercise along with your previous physical condition. Check with your doctor and he can give you guidelines. No one is going to change Insulin levels online without evaluating the patient. ...Read more

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I think I have diabetes and am away from any medical centre for a week. How to manage meal plan/exercise till I have it checked?

See below: Easiest way is to do the plate method. 9 inch plate, 1/2 of which will be vegetables, 1/4 carbs ( small scoop of potatoes/ rice/ pasta, or small piece of bread) , 1/4 protein ( size of a dec of cards for lean meat), fruits over pastries if possible, snacks in between should include small carb and protein, exercise 30-60 min a day, start slow if you have not exercised for a while. See a dr soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more