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Reflexology with diabetes!!

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by moustachediabetic, Jun 6, 2014.

  1. moustachediabetic

    moustachediabetic Type 1 · Member

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    Does anyone have previous experience having reflexology with type 1 diabetes. Not sure how it will put my blood sugars. Had it done before diagnosed but not sure about having it again! :)


    Moustache Diabetic out!!
     
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  2. Alanp35

    Alanp35 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Try it and see. Just keep an eye on your BGs - simples.




    Late onset T1, several auto immune issues.
    Humalogmix25 twice a day, Methotrexate 25mg once per week, FolicAcid 5mg once per week, prednisolone 5mg daily, Allopurinol 300mg, Calcichew-D3 800iu, Levothyroxine 50mcg, Atenolol 50mg, Losarten 100mg, Aspirin 75mg, Nicorandil 20mg, Nitrolingual GTN spray, Metformin 2000mg, Allimemazine 10mg, Lanzoprazole 30mg, Atorvastatin 20mg, Co Codamol 8/500mg, Depo Medrone (Methylprednisolone) or double Prednisolone for 7 days in case of RA flare.
     
  3. jules65

    jules65 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had reflexology this afternoon, no problem, was 7.7 before I drove there and 6.6 driving home :)
     
  4. Spiker

    Spiker Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I found it lowered my carb ratio / increased my insulin sensitivity for a week or so. But any kind of deep relaxation seems to do that for me.
     
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    this is too difficult Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I cant imagine it would have any effect on your bg. Or anything else to be honest.
     
  6. picklebean

    picklebean Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    When I had reflexology a few years back it would occasionally lower my blood sugar a bit - I think it depended on which areas had been manipulated though. Just be aware that it might happen and prepare accordingly! :happy:
     
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