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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 #20: Physical Activity, Part 2


Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, and Michael C. Riddell, PhD Regulation of Glucose Metabolism: Effect of Physical Activity on Metabolic Control Acute impact. Acutely, exercise can have wide-ranging effects on glycemia, likely because several variables influence glucose homeostasis during the activity. The intensity, duration, and timing of the activity as well as ...

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