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Planning marathon

I am a type 2 diabetic who takes good care of my health and avoids any bad dietary habits...I am now planning to run for a 10k marathon. What precautions should i take to avoid any ill effects on my health?
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Good to know , that you adapt a healthy life style practice. Make Sure , you get physical activity slowly graded over a period as sudden excursion may lead to devastating effects. Make sure you get a trainer to assist you. we may have to make certain changes with regards to medications , as excessive exertion may lead to dip in blood glucose levels, thereby kindly consult your Diabetologist
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