When is Blood Sugar Low? The Causes and Symptoms That You Need to Know

Posted by Jessymeshak on February 3rd, 2020

Follow your doctor's suggestions StrictionD Review  on how often to test your blood glucose before, during, and after exercising. Keep a journal of your blood glucose levels before, during, and after exercise. Include what you eat before and after you exercise, as well as any snacks or drinks you have during exercise.

If you experience any symptoms of hypoglycemia while exercising, stop immediately and have a carbohydrate snack or drink and check your glucose level. Have a plan to start slowly and increase your workout length and endurance gradually. Buy quality footwear that does not rub or pinch your feet. You may need to take time to gradually break in a pair of shoes before wearing them during exercise. Remember that any type of injury to your feet can be serious.

Carry or wear some sort of medical alert identification, so if you become sick or injured while exercising, you can receive appropriate medical care. Remember the symptoms of hypoglycemia, test your blood sugar and treat it when you feel it start, do NOT wait: tiredness, shakiness, feeling confused, irritability, feeling cold or having the cold sweats, feeling hungry, double or blurred vision, any other symptoms specific to you when your blood sugar is too low.

You got through the candy-fest of Halloween, but the bigger feasts of Thanksgiving, Christmas or Hanukkah await through November and December. These are times of big temptations for diabetics, not only because there's so much delicious food, but because we tend to use holidays as an excuse to eat too much, and eat foods that aren't good for us. After all, the holidays come around only once a year.


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