The following information is from Dr. Sheri Colberg, PhD., FACSM. The forms can be downloaded and printed off.
What specific regimen changes do you need to make when you want to be physically active and have diabetes? It varies by the exercise type, your normal diet, and the medications that you use.
In general, people who require insulin will have to be more vigilant about managing their food intake and insulin doses to exercise to avoid ending up with blood glucose levels that too low (hypoglycemia) or too high (hyperglycemia), which means using a blood glucose monitor or continuous glucose monitor to keep on top of blood glucose changes.
Here are some other specific topics that will help you anticipate the blood glucose effects of your diabetes motion: Click to open
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