By JoleneAL Latest Reply 2014-02-25 15:00:04 -0600
Started 2014-02-25 12:40:12 -0600

Here is my dilemma ..

I have a treadmill at home so that is how I'm exercising.
I walk in the evening as that is the best time for me. I'm not restricted by having to be somewhere, so can walk 30 minutes to an hour if I like (or my feet allow it).

When I get home, I check my sugar before getting on the treadmill.

When my glucose is at a good 94 here is where the problem is.

I need to lose weight. Walking is part of the process. But if I walk when my glucose is normal, I will crash. So walk or don't walk? Walking requires I bump my glucose up so as to not crash and then I'm defeating the whole purpose of walking!


4 replies

JoleneAL 2014-02-25 14:57:39 -0600 Report

Thanks Nick & James … I wasn't thinking protein, I was thinking sugar instead! I knew if I cam here to ask someone would have the answer! *big hugs*

Nick1962 2014-02-25 13:41:24 -0600 Report

Ditto what James said. Eat a bit prior, although I stick to protein like a chicken leg, some beef jerkey or nuts - they stick with you longer than the sugar in fruits do. I lost 116 lbs. doing exactly what you're doing.

jayabee52 2014-02-25 13:23:05 -0600 Report

Howdy Jolene
Might I suggest you eat a protein paired with a complex carb, like a couple of apple slices slathered with peanut butter about 30 min before you start exercising. That will raise your Blood Glucose (BG) but not enough to go too high.

I pray this is helpful to you


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