From South Africa:
I am 23 years old and was diagnosed with diabetes last year. I am on Actrapid [Regular] and protaphane [NPH]. Sometimes my sugar levels are dropping very low after exercise and I have to eat a lot before the time. Is there a possibility that I can be in the honeymoon period?
It could be.
You should talk to your Diabetes Team about cutting back on your doses of insulin, since the extra calories you're eating before exercise will cause you to gain weight (unless you're actually trying to gain weight).
Original posting 13 Aug 96
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:52
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