Sex for diabetic patient

adnan zaman
By adnan zaman Latest Reply 2012-05-14 09:49:29 -0500
Started 2012-05-13 15:25:07 -0500

Hi can any body tell me does sex reduces blood sugar


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MOMMY_OF_AN_ANGEL
MOMMY_OF_AN_ANGEL 2012-05-14 09:49:29 -0500 Report

Its a form of exercise, but like red flower lady says, check your sugar before and after. If your blood sugar is too high though, most docs will tell you not to exercise because it can do more bad, than good. Id ask at your next dr appt. Or even call and ask a nurse there.

red flower lady
red flower lady 2012-05-13 17:40:50 -0500 Report

Well, exercise can reduce bg, which is why type 1 (insulin users) need a snack before exercising. So, I guess the answer is yes, depending on how active you are during the act? I doubt however, that you can rely on sex solely to keep your bg under control. A nice thought though:)

Not sure what type you are, so I would take bg before sex and then again after to compare and would also do this for several sessions to see the pattern.

Good luck

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