Children's Health and Wellness

A Blood Sugar Check

Check your blood-glucose level before you exercise if you have diabetes. If it's less than 100 mg/dl, eat a snack with at least 15 grams of carbohydrate, such as a piece of fruit or three graham crackers, according to the American Diabetes Association.

Print Source: Vitality magazine
Online Source: American Diabetes Associationhttp://www.diabetes.org/home.jsp
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: Godsey, Cynthia M.S., M.S.N., APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Lambert, J.G. M.D.
Date Last Reviewed: 2/23/2005
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