It is well-documented that there are over 6 crore diabetics in India. However, lost amongst the statistics is an important...
This is a valid concern for all parents who have a child with Type 1 diabetes. Lots of children with Type 1 diabetes have hypoglycemic conditions while sleeping at night. The symptoms are mild and the child may not wake up. This can become a severe condition if blood glucose levels drop further. Look for signs of hypoglycemia which include: Ø Cold skin Ø Fast breath Ø Tremors Ø Dry skin Ø Profuse sweating Ø Frequent moving while sleeping etc
High blood glucose is the main cause of erectile dysfunction, as it causes damage to nerves. The Autonomic nervous system is responsible for sexual stimuli and damage to these nerves causes reduced blood flow to the sexual organ, thus causing erectile dysfunction.
Monitor your blood-suger level before the exercise and keep a glucose snack ready incase the symptoms for low-blood sugar appear. Make sure you drink enough water and eat food before exercising.
Go for a medical check up for fitness level and detection of diabetic complications like retinopathy, circulatory problems and blood pressure. Exercises should be started on doctor or trainer advise.
Never drink on an empty stomach! Make sure you stick to the limits advised by your doctor