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The glycemic index measures how fast a food is likely to raise your blood sugar. This can be helpful. For example, if your blood sugar is low and continuing to drop during exercise, you would prefer to eat a carb that will raise your blood sugar quickly. On the other hand, if you would like to keep your blood sugar from dropping during a few hours of mild activity, you may prefer to eat a carb that has a lower glycemic index and longer action time. If your blood sugar tends to spike after breakfast, you may want to select a cereal that has a lower glycemic index.
The motivation to move our diabetes into good places that keep us secure and on target can appear from a variety of epiphanies. The one I am talking about today is a little different from the standard issue prescription of eating fresh and healthy foods, participating in exciting physical activity and staying up to date with new medications and diabetes technology.
MoTo Move has written about Paula Harper before but since I ran into her at a conference, I took the opportunity to find out what she has been up to in recent times.
A good way to MoTo-Move is to start off each day with tai chi stretches. The following is a group of movements that can be done daily or whenever you need to unwind, relax, stretch and chill out.
Tandem’s latest insulin pump, the t:slim X2 with Basal-IQ™ technology, integrates with the Dexcom® G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system to predict and help prevent lows with zero fingersticks.