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Athlete's Guide to Diabetes Online CE Exam With Ebook, The

Athlete's Guide to Diabetes Online CE Exam With Ebook, The

$110.95 CAD


Product Format
    This package includes the following:
    • The Athlete’s Guide to Diabetes ebook
    • Online continuing education exam
    Whether you’re working with recreational exercisers or competitive athletes, The Athlete’s Guide to Diabetes has the training and performance advice you need to help your clients remain active while effectively managing their type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

    Renowned researcher and diabetes expert Dr. Sheri Colberg offers best practices and tips for managing blood glucose levels for athletes of all ages. Adhering to the latest guidelines from trusted sources, including the American Diabetes Association and the American College of Sports Medicine, she provides the most up-to-date information on
    • insulin and other medications and their effects on exercise,
    • nutritional practices and supplements, including low-carbohydrate eating,
    • the latest technologies used to manage glucose, including continuous glucose monitoring (CGM),
    • injury prevention and treatment as well as tactics for diabetes-related joint issues, and
    • mental strategies for maximizing performance and optimizing health.
    You’ll get real-world insights from 15 profiles of athletes with type 1 diabetes who share their accomplishments and how they manage medications, food intake, and other tools available to manage their activities with diabetes. Guidelines for 165 different sports and activities will reduce trial and error when it comes to enabling your clients to perform and feel their best during fitness activities, endurance sports, endurance–power sports, power sports, and outdoor activities.

    After reading the ebook, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    • Summarize the types of exercise training that adults with diabetes should engage in.
    • Explain the importance of different types of physical activity to diabetes management.
    • Describe the basics of energy systems and how exercise metabolism is altered by diabetes.
    • List the types of medications prescribed to manage blood glucose and describe their impact on activity.
    • Understand dietary practices related to exercise and alterations for people with diabetes.
    • Recognize the emerging role of technologies in diabetes exercise management.
    • Assess the safety and effectiveness of exercise by those with diabetes-related health complications.
    • Predict the mind-set of an athlete with diabetes that will lead to success.
    • List the most common athletic injuries and how to prevent or avoid them.
    • Explain the changes to diabetes regimens (diet, insulin) that may be needed during physical activity.
    • Summarize the usual practices of active individuals with diabetes who engage in a variety of fitness, endurance, power-endurance, power, and recreational sports activities.


    Strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, athletic trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.
    Part I. The Athlete’s Toolbox
    Chapter 1. Training Basics for Fitness and Sports
    Chapter 2. Balancing Exercise Blood Glucose
    Chapter 3. Ups and Downs of Insulin and Other Medications
    Chapter 4. Eating Right and Supplementing for Activity
    Chapter 5. Using Technology and Monitoring to Enhance Performance
    Chapter 6. Thinking and Acting Like an Athlete
    Chapter 7. Preventing and Treating Athletic Injuries

    Part II. Guidelines for Specific Activities
    Chapter 8. Fitness Activities
    Chapter 9. Endurance Sports
    Chapter 10. Endurance–Power Sports
    Chapter 11. Power Sports
    Chapter 12. Outdoor Recreation and Sports

    Appendix A. Diabetes, Sports, and Related Organizations
    Appendix B. Diabetes, Sports, and Nutrition Websites
    Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM, is an author, exercise physiologist, lecturer, consultant, and professor emerita of exercise science (Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia). In 2016, she was the recipient of the American Diabetes Association’s Outstanding Educator in Diabetes award. A respected researcher and lecturer, she has authored more than 400 articles on exercise, diabetes, and health; 27 book chapters; and over a dozen books, including Diabetes-Free Kids, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan, 50 Secrets of the Longest Living People With Diabetes, The Science of Staying Young, Diabetic Athlete’s Handbook, The Diabetes Breakthrough, and Diabetes & Keeping Fit for Dummies.

    A distinguished graduate of Stanford University (BA), University of California at Davis (MA), and University of California at Berkeley (PhD), Colberg consults professionally for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) on numerous committees and projects. As a world-renowned expert and opinion leader, she has developed the exercise guidelines related to diabetes for most of these premier professional organizations, and she is interviewed frequently by various media outlets. In addition, she continues to be involved in consulting and in clinical research on exercise, diabetes, and healthy lifestyles.

    With over 50 years of personal experience as an exerciser living with type 1 diabetes, Colberg continues to live a healthy, active lifestyle and serve as a role model for others who want to live long and well with (or without) diabetes. She enjoys working out regularly on conditioning machines, swimming, biking, fitness walking, weight training, and hiking with her husband and family in coastal California.

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