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A woman in England has been barred from her gym due to the snacks she eats to prevent hypoglycemia. How does your gym handle members' use of own snacks to prevent hypoglycemia?
My gym has no issue with my using my own snacks to prevent hypoglycemia.
36%
If I feel a low coming on, I will consume something that is available at the gym.
1%
No one is aware of what I do. I typically deal with my lows in private.
15%
My gym does not permit outside food, but I bring it anyway.
0%
My gym has a no-tolerance policy for outside food.
1%
My gym typically does not allow outside food, but exceptions can be made.
3%
I am not a member of a gym.
39%
I left my gym due to a similar issue.
1%
Other
1%
Total votes are 483
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