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Why is blood glucose elevated after exercise in a diabetic?

Why is blood glucose elevated after exercise in a diabetic?

Strenous exercises such as weightlifting, sprints and competitive sports cause you to produce stress hormones (such as adrenaline). Adrenaline raises blood glucose levels by stimulating your liver to release glucose which is needed for the muscles during work outs.

Last updated on 10 May 2022

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