Weights or cardio first? A type 1 twist

The Type 1 twist: Resistance (anaerobic) and cardio (aerobic) training have very different acute metabolic effects, especially for people with type 1 diabetes… However, given that for many people with type 1 the majority of hypoglycaemia is exercise related the research cited below suggests another possible strategy for avoiding hypos using exercise type order i.e., what comes first i.e., resistance or cardio?
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Effect of blood glucose level on sport skill performance

Playing sport is a complex combination of motor skill performance, cognitive processing and reaction time, all of which are influenced by blood glucose levels. This study found sport skill performance in young athletes was highest when blood glucose levels were in the normal range.
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Effects of same day exercise on response to hypoglycaemia

Hypoglycaemia is common in people with T1D soon after exercise, this study found the effects of exercise on the sympathetic nervous system and other metabolic processes can blunt the body’s counterreglatory defences (i.e. typical hypo symptoms) to hypoglycaemia in the hours subsequent to exercise.
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Hill repeats or interval training mess with my BGLs big-time! Any tips?

Q. Hi Allan, I’m 38 and I’ve had type 1 diabetes for a couple of years (bit of a late starter) and up till recently I’ve mostly done a bit of jogging and working out at the gym i.e. cycle classes, pump classes etc. A couple of months ago I joined a running group and on Wednesday nights we do a really hard session where we do hill repeats or interval training on the oval.
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