Diabetic? You Should Take Extra Precautions When Driving.
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Check your blood glucose before you go out and at least every 4 hours after. Take you blood glucose testing supplies with you, along with a fast-acting sugar source in case you go low. While you are driving if you feel that you have low blood glucose, stop the car, treat the low and wait 45 - 60 minutes before driving again.
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Add extra steps every day by parking (or getting off a bus) farther from the building entrance. Then, take at least one flight of stairs if you're able.
This may seem too small or trivial to matter, but it isn't! I almost always do both of these, but one day, I went to the gym with a friend and rode the elevator with her. It honestly took me longer to find my usual pace for walking!
A few extra steps and maybe a flight of stairs helps you "get started" with less effort!
No equipment is needed and you have the extra benefit of saving gas if you drive!
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