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Exercise and Sports from 1998

  1. Are there any articles or books written about athletes with diabetes who excelled in their sport? (31 Dec 1998)
  2. My 11 year old daughter has Type 1 diabetes. Is it safe for her to get in a hot tub Jacuzzi? (29 Dec 1998)
  3. Does high altitude affect blood sugar? Could regular work at high altitude cause or bring on Type 2? (20 Dec 1998)
  4. Every time I've tried to start an exercise program, I get "rewarded" with a lot of low blood sugars. (15 Dec 1998)
  5. I have been frequently getting ketones when my blood sugars are in the 100-200 mg/dl range. (13 Dec 1998)
  6. My son plays football for our local high school. How will we know how many carbs to give him prior to practice? (13 Dec 1998)
  7. This December I am going to climb mount Kilimanjaro. There is a seven hour difference in time and I was wondering what to do with my dosage. (2 Dec 1998)
  8. Can high blood sugars cause nausea during aerobic exercise? If not, what could be the cause? (14 Nov 1998)
  9. I have a friend that is 15 years old and has Type 1. Is there any way possible that he could play basketball? (14 Nov 1998)
  10. My daughter will be starting Field Hockey next week. The games will not end until after dinner time. (29 Oct 1998)
  11. I am working hard to gain weight. No matter how hard I try I am not able to gain weight or build muscle mass. (26 Oct 1998)
  12. I've recently started hiking. How do I keep my monitor/test strips/insulin at the required temperatures? (25 Oct 1998)
  13. My concern is that his insulin dose seems awfully high for the amount of swimming he does. (13 Oct 1998)
  14. I am looking for information to provide a teacher on how much carbohydrates student should eat before exercise. (30 Sep 1998)
  15. When I exercise I get severe aches in the calves and ankles. When I stop the pain goes away. Any suggestions? (3 Sep 1998)
  16. This year I resolved to gain some muscle mass and am working out. (26 Aug 1998)
  17. I would love to attend a "camp" for adults with diabetes. Is there such a place? (24 Aug 1998)
  18. It seems like he is having more lows in the summer weather. (23 Aug 1998)
  19. My 13 year old son tends to run very high after intense games. (18 Aug 1998)
  20. Can a 17 year old Type 1 diabetic take a water pill? (17 Aug 1998)
  21. Can a person, 37 year old female, Type 2 diabetes, oral medication, become certified to SCUBA dive? (15 Aug 1998)
  22. Why shouldn't we exercise when the blood sugar level is over 250mg/dl? Why does the blood sugar rise? (7 Aug 1998)
  23. Does exercising in the heat lower the blood glucose even more than in the moderate weather? (5 Aug 1998)
  24. I found out I have Type 2 diabetes recently. I am in the Navy and a SCUBA diver. Does having Type 2 stop me from diving? (23 Jul 1998)
  25. A friend of mine has a son with Type 1. If his blood sugar is "high" he is told to run laps. (13 Jul 1998)
  26. My 10 year old son has had diabetes for three years. His blood sugar is affected by everything that he loves to do. (28 Jun 1998)
  27. My daughter takes four dance classes a week. I noticed that she gets blisters on her toes. What medication should I use? (23 May 1998)
  28. When is the best time to exercise to reduce post-meal glucose levels? (15 May 1998)
  29. Could you recommend any exercises designed specifically to improve circulation? (12 May 1998)
  30. Can exercise cause high blood sugar if there is little to no insulin in the body? (8 May 1998)
  31. I'm newly diagnosed Type 1 and I'm going on an overnight Field Training Exercise with Civil Air Patrol. (22 Apr 1998)
  32. Can you give me any good links on the benefits of exercise to people with Type 2 diabetes? (16 Apr 1998)
  33. Can exercise cause high blood sugar if there is little to no insulin in the body? (8 Apr 1998)
  34. My endocrinologist says that I have counterregulatory problems, which are responsible for lows during workouts. (7 Apr 1998)
  35. My daughter was diagnosed 6 months ago. When she participates in certain activities, her glucose levels go up, not down. (5 Apr 1998)
  36. Are you aware of any football camps for teens with diabetes? (25 Mar 1998)
  37. My son is 13 years old. Our biggest problem occurs during hockey season. (26 Feb 1998)
  38. I am about 15-20 pounds over weight on a very strict diet and do lots of physical exercise. Why am I not losing any weight? (15 Feb 98)
  39. My brother was diagnosed two years ago. He likes football. What kind of food should he eat to avoid low glucose levels? (22 Jan 98)
  40. We recently purchased a hot tub. Since we have a 10 year old with diabetes, we are concerned with guidelines for his use. (10 Jan 98)

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