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Therapies and Physical Activity

See the sections below for guidance on how to manage your injections or pump during sports and other physical activities.

Low Intensity Sports

(When heart rate is not elevated for extended periods. Includes activities like walking, baseball, and swimming for pleasure.)
Use typical insulin dose
Glucose Testing
Test prior to and after exercise
Carbohydrate Coverage If glucose is less than 100 prior to exercise, use 15 grams quick-acting carbohydrate. If glucose is over 100, no additional carbohydrates are necessary.