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[IP] Exercise and high bg's -Reply



"If fasting blood glucose is greater than 250 mg/dl and ketone bodies
are present in the urine or if the fasting blood glucose is greater than
300 mg/dl , irrespective of whether ketones are present, it is generally
advisable to improve metabolic control before beginning to exercise." 
This information is from "Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition
Therapy".  The reference for this information is the following:

Wasserman DH, Zinman B.  Exercise in individuals with IDDM (American
Diabetes Association Technical Review).  Diabetes Care.  1994;17:924-37.

Jennifer Cleveland, MMSc, RD
Pediatric Diabetes Dietitian
J.W. Riley Hospital for Children
Indianapolis, IN