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20 Exercise Safety Tips for Diabetics


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Be Ready to Check During Exercise
Diabetics should check their blood sugar at various times throughout the day.
Diabetics should check their blood sugar at various times throughout the day.
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This is especially important when you are trying a new activity or sport. A check can help you predict how this sport will affect your blood glucose levels.

You should also check if you will be exercising for more than one hour. Generally, you'll want to check every 30 minutes. If your blood glucose starts to fall, stop and have a snack.


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