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Exercise and Sports from 2000

  1. How do you assess the effect of exercise in a two and one-half year old? What is considered "exercise"? (22 Dec 2000)
  2. Does a low pulse rate affect the answers to questions about exercise? Would a less intense workout still help me? (21 Dec 2000)
  3. Is it possible my son's activity level from six hours earlier could have caused a hypoglycemic reaction during the night ? (15 Dec 2000)
  4. I'm a wrestling manager at my high school, and have a 15 year old boy with diabetes who often gets sick during practice and has to take glucose pills. (14 Dec 2000)
  5. My 15 year old daughter does springboard diving. Even when she eats an extra snack before diving, her blood sugars drop too low while exercising. (13 Dec 2000)
  6. My 10 year old son is very active in sports Recently, he has had hypoglycemic reactions in the middle of the night, with seizures. (12 Dec 2000)
  7. After a few days of frequent exercise, she tests her blood sugar before bed, thinks everything is okay, but she has a seizure between 2 am and 5 am. (27 Sep 2000)
  8. What the best type of exercise is to keep my blood sugar in the normal range? (18 Aug 2000)
  9. Can you direct me to literature which would address the benefits of playing on a softball team for my granddaughter who has diabetes? (14 Aug 2000)
  10. What causes precipitous rises in blood glucose readings after exercise? How can a pump user prevent them? (27 Jul 2000)
  11. How do you think swimming compares to other types of exercise? (27 Jul 2000)
  12. I have Type 1 diabetes. I want to compete in bodybuilding. (3 Jul 2000)
  13. My daughter is 16 and is a competitive diver. What effect do high blood sugars have on this? (30 Jun 2000)
  14. I am curious how intense exercise effects my body. (30 Jun 2000)
  15. My niece maintains good control, but does occasionally experience, but not immediately recognize, "lows." (30 Jun 2000)
  16. My son is 12 years old and is scheduled to test for his black belt in tae kwon do next month. (30 Jun 2000)
  17. My 12 year old daughter is becoming very active in sports, and her schedule has become very uncertain. (30 Jun 2000)
  18. Is there anything besides not having lows that will slow or minimize reduction in sensitivity to lows? (27 Jun 2000)
  19. In high school she must run for one or two hours in order to show her endurance. She wears a pump. (22 Jun 2000)
  20. How does diabetes affect athletes? (16 Jun 2000)
  21. My brother has Type 1. I was curious about a possible cause from a virus. (15 Jun 2000)
  22. Should we be concerned with his weightlifting at this time and have his program adjusted? (15 Jun 2000)
  23. Does exercise affect the blood glucose numbers of the next day? (2 Jun 2000)
  24. Before walking, her sugar is 120; after walking, she feels weak and nervous. (28 May 2000)
  25. My daughter is on the swim team and for swim meets the coaches recommend carb loading the night before. (28 May 2000)
  26. I am in a bit of a quandary as to where he might wear his pump to protect it from sliding, etc. (18 May 2000)
  27. I am concerned about protein and kidney damage. Is there a urine test I could take for proteins? (17 May 2000)
  28. My son wants to take creatine monohydrate because he is now weight lifting. Can this harm him? (6 May 2000)
  29. My daughter is playing college soccer. Even when glucose levels are normal she seems to run out of gas. (6 May 2000)
  30. My son, age 14, is considering hiking down the Grand Canyon with relatives. (26 Apr 2000)
  31. My son is 13 and underweight and small. What do you know of taking creatine to increase his muscle mass, etc? (24 Apr 2000)
  32. In the past week she has developed a shortness of breath, usually when playing basketball or running. (26 Mar 2000)
  33. My 16 year son is just starting wrestling and wants to drop weight. (18 Feb 2000)
  34. I want to know how to measure the sugar content in sports beverage drinks, like Gatorade. (12 Feb 2000)
  35. I drop at least 200 points (blood sugar, food equivalent) at every workout. (8 Jan 2000)

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