Activity Guidelines
Diabetes Lab eTraining Slide 19

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Activity uses up carbohydrates and lowers blood sugar

Check before, during, and after physical activity

  • Especially when trying a new activity or sport
  • If blood sugar starts to fall, student should stop and                                   have a snack
  • Students with pumps may disconnect or adjust the basal rate downward temporarily
  • If students disconnect from the pump, store in a secure location