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Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM

Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM

(Advisory Board Member) Sheri Colberg, PhD, also known as Sheri Colberg-Ochs, is an author, exercise physiologist, and professor emerita of exercise science at Old Dominion University and a former adjunct professor of internal medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School, both in Norfolk, Virginia. Having earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, she has specialized in research on diabetes and exercise and healthy lifestyles and shaped physical activity recommendations for professional organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine, American Diabetes Association, and American Association of Diabetes Educators. She has authored 11 books, along with 24 book chapters and more than 300 articles on physical activity, diabetes, healthy lifestyles, and aging. In addition to her educational website, Diabetes Motion (www.diabetesmotion.com), she is also the founder of an academy for fitness and other professionals seeking continuing education enabling them to effectively work with people with diabetes and exercise: Diabetes Motion Academy (www.dmacademy.com). These and her own website (www.shericolberg.com) offer additional information about being active with diabetes. She is the 2016 recipient of the American Diabetes Association’s Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award.

Effective Dietary Practices of Active People with Diabetes: Part 2 (Supplementing with Carbohydrates)

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Effective Dietary Practices of Active People with Diabetes: Part 2 (Supplementing with Carbohydrates) By Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM Supplementing with Carbohydrate Before, During, and After Exercise Carbohydrate supplementation is an effective performance enhancer whether or not you have diabetes. In general, taking in extra carbohydrate is not usually necessary for …

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Effective Dietary Practices of Active People with Diabetes: Part 1 (Importance of Carbohydrates)

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By Sheri Colberg, Ph.D.,FACSM As a physically active person, you arelikely to be bombarded with claims about the superiority ofparticular diets and guarantees that specific nutritional supplementswill enhance your athletic performance. With the fierce competitionthat exists in sports nowadays, athletes look for any edge to improvetheir athletic ability. They will …

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