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Why does diabetes affect sport?

  • sport can help diabetes because when you have diabetes you need a certain amount of sugar and that would make the person put weight on so doing sport would help you keep in shape and not put to much weight on. The more weight you have when you have diabetes the worse your diabetes can get so sport helps it.

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  • Answer: sport can help diabetes because when you have diabetes you need a certain amount of sugar and that would make the person put weight on so doing sport would help you keep in shape and not put to much weight on. The more weight you have when you have diabetes the worse your diabetes can get so sport helps it.
  • Answer: everyone at any age
  • Answer: When alcohol is consumed without any food to go along with it, the diabetic may experience low blood glucose.. It can be hard to recognise the symptoms when you are drunk, putting the person with diabetes in danger because if surrounded by other drunk people they may not recognise your hypo symptoms either.
  • Answer: Diabetes can have a devastating affect on teenagers. Diabetes cankeep teens from experiencing fun new foods because of the sugar inthem for example.
  • Answer: Diabetes can cause a lot of symptoms and secondary diseases. One,it will slow wound healing and may cause some nerve damage makingpeople high risk for not knowing they even are wounded. Some maydevelop kidney and eye problems and other may also experienceweight loss and severe thirst.
  • Answer: It depends which type of diabetes the person is suffering from. Type 1 diabetes is inherited - and usually controlled by daily insulin injections. Type 2 is easier to control by dietary changes.

    Diabetes mainly affects four parts of the body :-
    1) Eye
    2) Heart
    3) Kidney
    4) Foot.
    It varies from person to person with diabetes,which one will be affected,reasons being hereditary,gene factor,life style etc.
  • Answer: Definitely, yes. High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) makes the blood oxidize (burn) the tissues of capillaries and the nerve endings nearest them, and affects the feet first. As capillaries and nerves are damaged, feet become tingly, numb, and eventually damaged and can need to be amputated.
    You can read about how to avoid this fate. See websites on "tight regulation of diabetes" including the attached.
  • Answer: Alcohol will raise your blood pressure because of the sugar content.
  • Answer: It will cause a spike in your blood sugar level and a need for moreinsulin
  • Answer: Type 2 diabetes changes your lifestyle such that it may be thecause of some lifestyle changes in you. One very important is therestrictions in food and beverages. If you do not comply with thetreatment regimen then you might be subjected to a more severe caseof diabetes and may eventually affect your other important organsin the body.
  • Answer: Diabetes affects the way your body processes sugars to form energy. In a normal healthy person our body releases its own insulin to convert the sugars into a usable form. A diabetic person measures their blood sugar and takes the required amount of insulin to use those sugars (foods) eaten. The problem lies in an athlete uses different amounts of energy at different times, especially football! Thus it is VERY difficult to determine the amount of insulin needed so an athlete can perform.
  • Answer: its not really one part, it affects you daily allowance/what you can eat, so basically affects your whole body, but mainly your bowls (stomach area).
  • Answer: Gastroparesis is a condition that is associated with Diabetes andaffects the digestive system. Continued high blood sugar levels cancause the Vagus Nerve to become damaged. As a result, the digestiveprocess is corrupted, causing food to remain in the stomach forlonger periods of time, in an undigested state.