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Exercising with Type 2 Diabetes

Manage Glucose, Lose Weight, and Reduce Complications



7/24/2014 6:14:42 PM

BEAZE5's SparkPage
KOKO-Sky - the chart is linked to the last page of the article under: Carbohydrate Adjustments for Exercising Diabetics Chart


7/24/2014 10:30:52 AM

I was disappointed with the article did not include the refernced chart showing glucose levels, exercise before and after hypoglycemic examples. This is why I was reading the article as the information in the article was very basic and I cant say I learned anything that I didn't already know.


5/10/2014 1:44:20 AM

great article. I learned a lot.


9/26/2013 9:13:50 PM

KELLY_NZ's SparkPage
My GP told me I should be power walking every single day for at least an hour each time. Hmm!

Thanks for this article - very informative.


7/30/2013 5:43:11 PM

My diabetic husband, 67, often works in the yard in the heat for hours at a time, not even stopping to eat or drink. It worries me sick, since I am at work and have no control over this craziness! I try to allow him to be responsible for his own diabetes control, but one of these days he will be in trouble and no one will be around to help. Diabetics,please think of your loved ones and seriously control your health. Life IS too short for carelessness!


7/25/2013 12:54:03 PM

DELLMEL's SparkPage
Love the article.


3/27/2013 5:54:36 PM

FISHER011's SparkPage
good article!


3/27/2013 8:15:42 AM

JENNAAW's SparkPage
Thank you, finally a clear explanation from someone rather than what I have always read and heard from media and doctors. Just telling someone to exercise is not enough; it really helps to give explanations.


2/27/2013 1:11:53 PM

Best and easiest thing anyone can do with Type 2 is.....walk.
Unplug, disconnect, open the door and...
Get out.
Simple, sensible, and practical.


9/7/2012 9:09:08 PM

1935MARY's SparkPage
Good info. I knew alot of this but I learn some. I am checking our a gym ,but I am going to ask questions and talk to my doctor.reply to Alaskan, check with your insurance sometimes you don't nead referals. Some health departments offers classes.


8/8/2012 2:50:17 PM

I originally read this article in 7/10, and came across it again. Glad to reread it--with diabetes we all benefit from reacquainting ourselves with what seems to be simple information--which I often ignore. Thanks for keep this in the cycle to 'must reads.'


7/26/2012 9:52:36 AM

JOELORENZ2's SparkPage
So, what is an example of a 'fast acting carbohydrate snack" ?


5/3/2012 4:41:46 PM

Good review of important information. Thanks!


3/18/2011 7:28:34 AM

REJ7777's SparkPage
Very informative article, and a good reminder to keep being physically active! My doctor took me off all diabetes meds in the last year. It still takes discipline to get out there and take that walk though. It's so easy to slip back into being inactive. I'm glad Spring is just around the corner so I can get back to hiking!


6/11/2008 2:36:10 AM

JIBBIE49's SparkPage
Great article. It isn't necessary to have diabetes for you to have damage to your body. Studies show now that PRE-diabetes is of a real concern for damage. That is why weight loss, exercise and proper diet is so important.

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