Is standing for too long bad for diabetics?

KG66
By KG66 Latest Reply 2014-06-24 08:49:36 -0500
Started 2014-06-24 08:03:00 -0500

I work retail and am often made to stand at my cash register for 7 hours a day. Is this bad for us circulation wise? All I know is if I am not able to walk my feet and legs are in so much pain by the end of the day I come home and all I want to do is sit. Any information would be really helpfull!


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Gabby
GabbyPA 2014-06-24 08:49:36 -0500 Report

Like anyone, just standing in one place for long periods of time is hard on the body. Is there a way you can move around a little bit while you are at the register? Even doing some stepping in place can help with the fatigue.

I don't know if medically it's bad. I know if you cannot get a break to drink or take care of your diabetes that is bad.

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