Discuss your exercise plan with your health care provider and get clearance.
Practice good foot care. This is especially important if you have circulatory problems or diminished sensation in your feet from nerve damage. Wear absorbent socks and shoes that fit well. Be sure to inspect your feet daily, and promptly report any abnormalities to your doctor.
Wear a medical alert tag.
Monitor your blood sugar frequently if you are taking pills that release insulin from your pancreas or insulin.
Adjust your diabetes medication or insulin dose and food intake, as recommended by your medical team.
DISCUSS AND DEVELOP AN EXERCISE PLAN. WATCH THOSE FEET.
Every person’s body responds differently to these factors, making it critical to create a personalized plan of care including exercise, insulin and food adjustments, with your diabetes health care team.
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