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Interpretation and Management of Hyperglycemia and Exercise

In some circumstances, elevated blood glucose levels can be indicative of medical concerns like insulin deficiency. People with type 1 diabetes are more susceptible to insulin deficiency since they have almost no ability to produce any insulin; therefore, they need to receive instruction on why and when to check for ketones (1). This is especially important if the individual is using an insulin pump. If ketones are present, then the higher blood glucose levels are a result of insulin deficiency, and corrective action should be taken immediately. People with type 2 diabetes can experience hyperglycemia from a combination of insulin resistance and inadequate insulin secretion; in their case, e

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