This weeks question for the "bite sized" edition of Cj Sends Word was from Big Chris in the UK. Chris has been recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I decided to get Dr Tommy Wood on board to help blow up the spot with some knowledge bombs for this one, but before I give you the run down, here are some fascinating facts for you
That some pretty shocking statistics right? But it also goes to show that Chris you are not alone in this. In this bite sized edition of the podcast CSW#012 we covered
We packed all this in and more in a short 20 minutes. It's certainly a must for anyone if you have type 2 diabetes, what some nurition tips and help with your training. Plus below I've posted some invaluable resources about bood sugar levels and training.
* If you're blood glucose are in this range prior to exercise, take a small snack of your choice containing 15g - 30g of carbohydrates. Then wait 10 - 15 minutes before re-taking your blood glucose. If your blood glucose is now within the ideal range, it's safe to start training.
** Despite this being an absolute contraindication to exercising until your insulin sensitivity is under control, you are still advised to carry out your activities of dailiy living and make changes to lead a healthier lifetyle. You should also sit down with your GP or appropriate medical profesisonal and review your current diabetic control strategies.
Now I hope you found this useful. If you have type 2 diabetes and want help with your training and controlling (or potentially reversing) your condition then check out my online coaching services, and lets see how we can turn this around.