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Excerpt — Athlete’s Guide to Diabetes

Getting the most from diabetes technologies

Technology and software related to diabetes and health management are advancing faster than most ­people can keep up with.

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Troubleshooting your performance like an athlete

As you have come to realize in this chapter, being an athlete is mostly a state of mind. However, sometimes your per­for­mance when you are an athlete with diabetes also depends on overcoming some regimen obstacles and other physical issues.

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Understand hormonal responses to exercise

The ­human body only has insulin to lower blood glucose but has five hormones that raise it (with some overlap).

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