Mackenzie Douthit May Be Taking Serious Risks With Her Health

Mackenzie DouthitMackenzie Douthit is one hot mama, for sure. For good reason too -- this Teen Mom 3 star not only has youth on her side, but she is constantly working out and staying active to maintain her trim physique. Between sessions at the gym, her competitive cheerleading, and chasing after two little ones at home, it's no wonder she manages to stay slim and strong!

But there comes a point where working out too much becomes hazardous to your health, especially when you have serious medical conditions to consider. Mackenzie has Type 1 Diabetes, which means she constantly has to monitor her blood sugar levels. This weekend she ran a 5K, and what she tweeted about her health was just a little bit shocking.

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She looked adorable in the pics she posted of her and friends in running clothes and pink tutus, but dang, this girl needs to be careful with her health. She tweeted:

Normal range varies from person to person, but generally it should be somewhere between 80 to 140, so this is seriously high. Since I'm neither a doctor nor an insulin expert, it's hard to speculate just how much stress that would put on her body, but since even Kenzie doesn't seem to know how she managed to finish the race, I'm going to assume it's not good.

The most common side effects of high blood sugar are dizziness, tiredness, and extreme thirst, all of which are exacerbated by running anyway, so it is a wonder she managed to finish.

It's hard to have to deal with health issues, especially at a young age, but Mackenzie needs to make sure she takes care of herself. She has two little people at home who depend on her.

Do you think Mackenzie took too big a risk with her health?

 

Image via Mackenzie Douthit/Instagram

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