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Exercise and Sports

My 10 year old son had a hypoglycemic reaction during the night when his blood level was fine before bed. Is it possible his activity level from six hours earlier could have caused this to happen?

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Our son, age 11, was diagnosed Type 1 one week ago. We are trying to plan a backpack-camping trip. Do you have any tips or recommendations?

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My son has a pump and is playing baseball. He is a catcher and loves to steal bases. So far, he’s taken the pump off at practice, and his blood sugar has been low or in the normal range afterward. Any good spots for a pump? Should he just leave it off for the two hours of ball, check his blood sugar frequently, and back up with shots if high?

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My son has type 2 diabetes. How does the delivery of exercise programs influence the management and prevention of type 2 diabetes in children?

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My daughter is 12 years old and was diagnosed with type 1 about two years ago. Just in the past week she has developed a shortness of breath, usually when playing basketball or running. Is this diabetes related?

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My daughter is 14 and has had Type 1 since first grade. She has been very active in sports, specifically soccer. She is now at a point where she must increase her endurance. She wears a pump. Is there any training regimen she can be working now?

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I have been using an insulin pump user for about five years, and I am in very good health, but suddenly, I am having elevated blood sugars after weight lifting class (three times per week). I believe that this is from fat and calories being converted to glucose and being released. Is this the reason? I am going to try to increase my basal rate during and a few hours after my training.

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I am a 14 year old female who has diabetes and is on the high school track team, and many times before I run, my blood sugar will be high (normally due to adrenalin). Is this unhealthy for my body? Should I take insulin to get it down before I run?

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I recently lost a baby, but today I have recovered from any sorrow, can accept what I have, and I try to work out to keep me heathy, but I wonder why my blood sugar is so high after exercise. Is it normal to have high blood sugar after exercising for an hour?

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Is there any reason why a person who has type 1 diabetes and no eye complications should not lift weights for exercise?

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