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Running and Type 2 Diabetes

Discussion in 'Fitness, Exercise and Sport' started by emptyplate, Dec 5, 2013.

  1. emptyplate

    emptyplate Other · Guest

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    #1 emptyplate, Dec 5, 2013 at 4:16 PM
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    daisy1 Type 2 · Legend
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    Moved it for you as I think it would be useful here :)
     
  3. Mongoose39uk

    Mongoose39uk Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I would say a light breakfast first will help, I never follow my own advice though.

    I find I am better with an early morning swim and running later in the day.

    Do you find it drops to an acceptable level later in the day.

    Other possibilities are fighting a minor bug.
     
  4. Mongoose39uk

    Mongoose39uk Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I must admit I don't worry about any apart from 2 hours after eating on running days.

    Your right it does take some time to get food eaten to the cells to use as fuel.

    Sorry can;t be much more help.

    Stick with it though it is worth the effort.
     
  5. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    hey fellow bugster, i would say its because its a new activity and your bgs will stabilise as your body gets accustomed to the running, i have found a general reduction on average since the running and a definate hike when i stop and dont run for a week, so on average when your a little more used to it i think your average bg will be better than normal, for a 5k run or 30 minutes (ish) i wouldnt worry about eating until after the run if its early morning, i dont think its far enough for the body to need help, i think youd have enough stored energy.

    absolutely nothing ive said can be considered advice mate, i have no knowledge about this medical or otherwise hehe, its pure conjecture

    best of luck with the c25k program, ive heard its very successful :thumbup:
     
  6. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    out of interest have either of you had a burning sensation in the chest when heavy breathing during the run? its like the cold air being forced down is hurting and afterwards it kinda feels a little like heartburn but not really, im not sure if its the 30 years of smoking or the ecigs i still suck on or just the cold air?
     
  7. Mongoose39uk

    Mongoose39uk Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Cold air, thin scarf over your mouth when you first set out helps.
     
  8. Mongoose39uk

    Mongoose39uk Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Technical buff = lots of dosh for something that does the same job as you already have.

    I use the one I have for on the motorbike. Fleece bit for round the neck and a thin nylon bit that you can use to cover up with.
     
  9. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    hmmm thanks :) i have an asda 5 minutes away i might just go get one :)


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