When you have diabetes, low blood sugar is a common concern. After all, when your blood sugar drops you can experience a host of uncomfortable symptoms.
Watching someone you care about having an episode of low blood sugar or hypoglycemia can often be a frightening and confusing event.
At Toronto Rehab’s Diabetes, Exercise and Healthy lifestyle Program, patients gather around a large counter situated in the middle of the track, where they check their blood sugar after exercise.
Understand what causes hypoglycemia, which is the medical term for blood glucose levels below 4 mol/L. Find out how to treat hypoglycemia quickly it with glucose tablets, sugar, fruit juice, or a soft drink.
I am often asked by people living with diabetes if a pump would solve all my problems.
Physical activity is important for everyone. However people who take insulin often find that managing blood glucose levels during exercise can be a real challenge.