Sunday, August 30, 2015

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Despite concerns about hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in Type 1 diabetics, the benefits of exercise far outweigh the negative factors if the proper precautions are taken.  Research has even shown that exercise has made the body more sensitive to insulin. 

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One of my favorite comments to medical students has always been that “there are a hundred reasons for blood sugar levels to change, and we know about fifty of them.” One of the ones that we do know is something called post-exercise delayed hypoglycemia. And I now know from personal experience about this phenomenon.   Seems that Steph and I…

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Kelsey Bonilla, Health Guide, posted Mantra for May As I’m writing this, my blood sugar is low… again.  For the past week, I’ve had an average of two…

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