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    Exercise, Diabetes and Carbohydrates


    Many people with diabetes have special needs that should be considered when planning an exercise program.

    Exercise can cause your blood glucose levels to drop too much, especially if you take insulin or other glucose-lowering medications. Symptoms of hypoglycemia, or "low blood sugar," include feeling shaky, lightheaded, weak, confused, anxious, fatigued, irritable, or hungry, headache, breaking out into a clammy sweat, or even…

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    Diabetics–Exercise is for You Too!

    Most of the recommendations from diabetic educators tend to focus on the dietary aspect of controlling blood sugar. While this is extremely important, don’t forget the effect of physical activity on…

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    Get Active–Stay Active

    Parents focus on the needs of their children on many fronts – giving hugs and kisses, setting limits, helping with homework and hobbies, planning meals, and emphasizing healthy…