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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

Sheri Colberg, PhD, on Exercise and Diabetes: A Clinician’s Guide to Prescribing Physical Activity


Dr. Sheri Colberg gives us a brief introduction to herself and tells us about her recent book, Exercise and Diabetes: A Clinician’s Guide to Prescribing Physical Activity. This new book covers the recommended physical activities that can and should be prescribed to all individuals with any type of diabetes, along with precautions related …

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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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