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Diabetes and gym

I have diabetes and also go to the gym What I want to know is what kind of food I should eat more in order to gain muscles and not effect my blood glucose too much

4 Doctors Answered
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Nausheen Shaikh


You must eat Protein rich foods, Healthy diet to gain muscles . Initially I would check your blood glucose reports & accordingly suggest you diet plan. Just click on consult icon below to book Consultation call with me.
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Protein intake is vital for building muscle. Have a protein shake before your workout. Protein shakes are very effective for improving strength. Work your biggest muscles. Eat a high-quality meal after training. Drink plenty of water. Rest. Consume good fats.Check blood glucose levels before and immediately after the exercise session. Eat a small high-protein high-complex carbohydrate meal or a healthy pre-workout snack 30 to 60 minutes before exercise to keep you going. If you are new to strength training, start with at least 2 days of strength training each week.Staying active is very important if you have diabetes. Some studies indicate that weight training exercises can prevent and even reverse the onset of type 2 diabetes muscle is a dense tissue, and it has a high metabolic rate. As you build more muscle, your body burns more calories even when you are just sitting there doing nothing, versus someone with less muscle. Although there are great benefits, you do have to use caution when exercising. By learning the proper steps to take, you can build muscle mass even with diabetes.
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Dr Ankur Barua

Family Physician

this needs detailed evaluation. plz feel free to consult me online or call up or sms or WhatsApp message on (0091)9903006340 to book an appointment at one of my clinics.
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Dr Om Narayan Singh


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