Staying active is important for overall physical health and can potentially help with blood sugar management. While you should always consult your doctor before taking on a workout regimen, consider that exercise can also increase energy levels as well as positively impact mental health. Beyond Type 1 has the basics on how to prepare and avoid hypoglycemia from aerobic activity as well as hyperglycemia from anaerobic activity. We’ve also talked to athletes who have been there, accomplishing extraordinary feats or just finding ways to stay active and feel good. From outdoor adventurers and yoga enthusiasts to ultra marathon runners and Olympic qualifiers, you name the sport and there’s a Type 1 who does it and is crushing it.

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