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Exercise and Sports

I am a 26 year old female, diagnosed with Type 1 about 2 years ago. I run 3-4 miles daily and would like to train for a marathon. Is this possible?

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I am 52 years old, was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes about five months ago, and I started a strict diet and exercise program. Recently, I noticed that my blood sugars increase about 20 to 30% after exercising. Is it something I should be concerned about or is this a “normal” function?

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My daughter, who has had type 1 diabetes for four years and wears an insulin pump, is very active in sports, volleyball to be specific, and I was told she has to have a doctor’s note that states she should be allowed to wear her pump during games and tournaments.

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I have type 1 diabetes and have very good glucose control, but when I run for exercise in the mornings my blood sugar will go up instead of down.

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I have Type 1 diabetes. I want to compete in bodybuilding. I am 38 years old. Can I gain muscle by cutting back on my cardio? How aggressive can I get and will extra calories (lean calories) hurt me?

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While everyone knows that exercise is beneficial to people with diabetes who take insulin, I am curious how intense exercise effects my body.

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I am 17 years old, I have had diabetes for almost three years, and I have heard good things about insulin pumps, although they are not that common here. I am very active and enjoy lots of water sports as well as mountain biking, running, and hockey. If I get a pump, how does it work for when you exercise?

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I have had diabetes for five years, have been on a insulin pump for four months, and I teach dance four nights per week. I check 7-10 times per day, and I am having high glucose readings after exercise. I am following my meal plan so I am frustrated as to why I’m having these highs when I start out in range.

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I’ve been working out and want to take some weight gain supplements that contain creatine. The supplement is called Cell-Tech. Is that safe to use if I’m a diabetic?

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My son is a gifted athlete. If his blood sugars are in the normal range, what should he take before he plays a spirited game of soccer?

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