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Physical Activity and Exercise for Diabetics: Diabetes in Control answers key questions about the uses and challenges of physical for diabetes management, including:
– How physical activity affects diabetes patients
– How/when a healthcare professional should or should not use exercise as a treatment for diabetic patients
– What does a healthcare professional needs to know to enhance the safety of physical activity for diabetes patients

ADA/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook, Excerpt #23: Physical Activity, Part 5

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Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, and Michael C. Riddell, PhD Extreme Athletic Events Despite the challenges presented by participation in long-duration athletic events, many individuals with T1D are currently training for and participating in such events. Research in this area is lacking, but a handful of studies have attempted to investigate …

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ADA/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook, Excerpt #22: Physical Activity, Part 4

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Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, and Michael C. Riddell, PhD EXERCISE WITH COMPLICATIONS OR OTHER HEALTH CONDITIONS: Relative and Absolute Contraindications The ADA and others have stressed the importance of appropriate screening procedures to clear patients for participation in exercise.157–164 For patients with T1D, all of the diabetes-associated complications (microvascular and …

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The TAO WellShell

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The TAO WellShell  A Device That Brings Exercising to Planes and Couches. Now your patients can exercise anywhere. One of the hardest parts about exercising is the "getting-up factor" — going to the gym, moving from the couch. But a tiny new gadget makes it possible to work out anywhere …

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ADA/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook, Excerpt #21: Physical Activity, Part 3

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Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, and Michael C. Riddell, PhD Hypoglycemia Associated with Physical Activity Hypoglycemia risk. Hypoglycemia is the most common negative side effect of exercise, ranging from mild to life threatening in severity. The incidence of hypoglycemia during or after a single bout of moderate-intensity exercise in children and …

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