Keeping your body in motion increases brain and heart health. The most important of all it also helps to control stress level, giving you a forum in which you can release the day’s pent-up anxiety. However, there are things to take note to make sure you exercise safely if you are diabetic:
- Check your blood glucose level before and after exercising. You need to know if your level is too high to exercise safely or if you need to take action before exercising to prevent hypoglycemia. Consult your doctor about whether you should eat a snack or change your medication before exercising.
- Wait one or two hours to exercise after eating a meal to best avoid hypoglycemia.
- Avoid jarring or straining activities, especially if you have retinopathy. Also avoid activities that involve bearing down ( such as handball or weight lifting ). Why? These activities can cause damage to the fragile blood vessel of the eye.
- Choose the right footwear.
- Drink plenty of fluids. Dehydration can hinder your body’s ability to handle glucose.
- Avoid repetitive weight-bearing activities, like basketball. If you have severe loss of sensation, biking or swimming would be better.
- Have a thorough heart exam before beginning exercise if your family history reveals a propensity toward high cholesterol or triglycerides or an elevated danger of heart attacks or if you have autonomic neuropathy.
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