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Low waking bloid sugar but.......

Discussion in 'Fitness, Exercise and Sport' started by Type1Bri, Jan 23, 2019.

  1. Type1Bri

    Type1Bri Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday is always my long run day, so when I woke this week with a blood sugar of 3.7..........
     
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    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    And you did what ?
    a) had your usual breakfast with a reduced dose of short-acting insulin and waited for your BSL to be > 6 mmol/l before setting off, or
    b) had some Glucotabs and waited until your BSL reached > 6 mmol/l and relying on your long-acting insulin which you had reduced 20% last night you set off, or
    c) corrected your BSL with breakfast or glucotabs and postponed your run til the afternoon.
     
  3. Type1Bri

    Type1Bri Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    As I was planning to run within 1.5 hours I wouldn't take bolus insulin in that time frame. I have to run with no bolus on board otherwise I hypo every time. I took 3 glucotabs 15 minutes before the start of the run
     
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