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20 Exercise Safety Tips for Diabetics


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Check Your Blood Glucose Before You Exercise

If you take insulin or diabetes pills, blood glucose monitoring is the key to avoiding low blood glucose levels.

One good idea is to check your blood glucose twice before exercise. Monitor 30 minutes before and again just before you begin, so you'll know whether your blood glucose level is stable or dropping. If it is dropping, you may need an extra snack.


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