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Insulin Pump and exercise

Started this discussion. Last reply by LorraineK Mar 8. 22 Replies

Hi everyone. I am in a bit of a rut at the moment, and I hope you can help me out. I've recently decided that I hate how I've been treating myself. Long story short, I've joined a gym, and I have…Continue

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LorraineK replied to Verity's discussion 'Insulin Pump and exercise'
"It's my understanding that when doing vigorous workouts using a lot of muscle power, the liver delivers large amounts of sugar to those muscles, and explains why some are going high."
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imnamor95 replied to Verity's discussion 'Insulin Pump and exercise'
"I see that this discussion is rather old but, hoping my reply can help somebody out. I would make a log of my bgs, testing at least 6 times a day, but def include before exercising, immediately after and hr by hr afterwards for at least 1 week. From…"
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Rich Davis replied to Verity's discussion 'Insulin Pump and exercise'
"I workout most days, either weights and walking or swimming. Working out typically lowers glucose for me. If my glucose is under 120 prior to a workout I will take 1 glucose tabs(4 units of carb)depending on my IOB (insulin on board i.e. 1 unit of…"
May 9, 2013
acidrock23 replied to Verity's discussion 'Insulin Pump and exercise'
"I think Tony Horton, etc. would be more anaerobic and may push your BG up a bit. It may help to test and be ready to correct. I usually cover that sort of thing with a 200% basal for 1/2 hour and it works ok."
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At 7:04pm on February 12, 2013, Linda G said…

CONGRATULATIONS VERITY....on being a featured member!!!!

At 7:45pm on January 23, 2012, Robyn said…

Hello and Welcome!

At 8:41am on January 23, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 5:46pm on January 21, 2012, nel said…

Hi and Welcome Verity ...from one province over, in the Shuswap ...one of the favourite vacation spots for Edmontonians :) ...willing to join the Canadian People group ?? ...and stay warm !!

At 2:38pm on January 21, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 11:48am on January 21, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Verity- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 10:51am on January 21, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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At 9:32am on January 21, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home Verity....fellow Canadian :)
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 6:26am on January 21, 2012, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.




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