Opening Tablets at 2am should be an Olympic sport!

According to Facebook, I was not alone in my early morning fight with diabetes. I noticed that many other parents spent more time awake last night than asleep thanks to the dia-beast!

Last night my son was the picture of health and fitness. I could hear the weights clambering as he lifted and pressed. I watched him haul his body up and down on his chin up bar and tried to convince myself that I could do that if I really wanted to. As I headed off to bed, he sat at our table chopping fruit and adding it to his plain yogurt for a snack.
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Comment by Brian (bsc) on April 13, 2013 at 6:09am

Kids can really vulnerable to post exercise hypoglycemia. This is not some mild drifting hypo, but sudden sharp drops. I found that I was having these 2 hours after weight training. It didn't really happen with other, milder forms of exercise. I found that eat a good meal after workout virtually eliminated my problems. Not a snack, a meal.

Comment by Barb Wagstaff on April 14, 2013 at 12:22pm

Thanks for the tip Brian. I will pass it along. I am assuming that there is no bolus for this meal?

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