Exercise, Diabetes (Type 2) & Low Blood Sugar

Today’s message: Increasing physical activity (aka exercise) will increase sugar used by muscles and lower the body’s resistance to insulin. The result is lower blood sugar.

Why is this important? Managing diabetes effectively is about being aware of the balancing act between blood sugar levels and diabetic medications. An unforeseen risk for diabetics increasing physical activity is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). This is potentially life threatening.

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Hi, I’m Nurse David

Nurse David here. I have decided to move on from my previous blog, There is Another Way to Live.

Although one of the major themes here will be alternative mindsets, TIAWTL was meant to be a collaborative effort that after almost a year didn’t come to fruition.

Through, Nurse David (a working title) I will chronicle my adventure into population heath nursing and all the other interests I have to balance work and life. In no particular order, some of those interests are flower gardening, soccer, music/concerts, shoes, and deviating from any societal norm that doesn’t lead to personal fulfillment.

-Nurse David