My 15 year old brother was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes two years ago. He now uses Novo Nordisk PenMix 30. He likes football so he plays in on a Football Team. Since he uses Mixed insulin (30/70), other than lowering his insulin shot before the match, what kind of food should he eat to be energetic and avoid low glucose levels?
He could eat an extra carbohydrate exchange before exercise and add a protein exchange if it's going to be heavy exercise. He should consult his diabetes team for other suggestions.
Original posting 22 Jan 98
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:56
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