sports massage for pump user

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Bananaman DAFNE Graduate
Glasgow
34 posts

Hi I have recently started pumping and I am going for a sports massage to help with sports injuries, will my blood glucose go up or down? will I need a temp basil? or does it just vary from person to person?

novorapidboi26 DAFNE Graduate
NHS Lanarkshire
1,800 posts

I might be totally ignorant of the effects of massage but I wouldn't assume that anything would happen to the BG level........

Obviously circulation is going to be affected and there maybe some additional hormone releases..........but what affect will that have on your levels, who knows........

Have you had this done before......?

Bananaman DAFNE Graduate
Glasgow
34 posts

I have done this before but my blood glucose wasnt as well controlled so I didnt notice as much, I went yesterday and tried it with the pump off but it was ok and my blood glucose was unaffected.