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Jacuzzi

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by LinziC78, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. LinziC78

    LinziC78 Type 2 · Member

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    Hi, been told that I can't use Jacuzzi's due to my type 2, and it's all to do with circulation. Is this true?
     
  2. ellagy

    ellagy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think too many places tell diabetic people this as it costs so much for them to test it...simplest to say you cant use it!
     
  3. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    I use hot tubs and jacuzzis. Just try keeping me away from them!
     
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    Dairygrade Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    LinziC78 as bluetit1802 said I always use them when I'm on holiday never had a problem.
     
  5. philchap1

    philchap1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    They say a hot tub can lower blood glucose and an increase in blood flow may affect you if you have underlying heart problems.
     
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  6. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    I have seen some hot tub manufacturers quoting a study that showed that hot tubs are good for stress, depression, blood pressure, circulation and may lower blood glucose.

    Having said that, i think that anyone with neuropathy or circulatory problems should be careful of the water temperature. Cold feet warming up too quickly can be painful. Anyone who has ever had chilblains will know what i mean...

    Also, ever gone light headed, standing up after a hot bath?

    I would say, if in doubt, check with your doc. :)
     
  7. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I remember those mongrels from my butcher shop days in the UK. :arghh:

    Yes, I can remember that happening. I have not had a bath since 1986 so it's a distant memory now. :D
     
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