How diabetic runners and walkers can prepare with a Mini Marathon Training Program

Robyn Fean, MD, CAQSM, sports medicine specialist with Franciscan St. Francis Sports Medicine shares offers up helpful; advice for diabetic runners and walkers. These tips aren’t only for diabetic runners and walkers most of us could use these helpful reminders.

Tips for Diabetic Runners & Walkers

1. Running/walking can be a good exercise for diabetics, but before starting an exercise program consult with your doctor.

2. Maintain good hydration.

3. Always have a carbohydrate during and after a run/walk

4. Wear identification that states you are a diabetic.

5. If possible, always run/walk with a partner.


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