Dr. Colberg discusses managing blood sugars during exercise and when it might be necessary to hydrate or consume cards to enhance performance. She talks about some studies but mentions that most people consume more carbs than they need to during exercise. More videos in this series with Dr. Colberg: Sheri …Read More »
Sheri Colberg, PhD, ADA 2013, Q6: For women with gestational diabetes, what is the best amount of exercise?
For those patients who are obese, overweight, or who have gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), Dr. Colberg recomends starting out as if sedentary. Patients should start on the low side and progress from there. If they have been a little more active, they could try something strenuous but she cautions against …Read More »
Sheri Colberg, PhD, ADA 2013, Q7: How do exercise guidelines differ for people with type 1 and 2 diabetes?
Dr. Colberg goes over the exercise guidelines for patients with type 1 and 2 diabetes and outlines the differences. She explains that type 1 diabetes patients especially need to be more conscious of hypoglycemia risk during and after aerobic exercise while type 2’s should also be aware of this but …Read More »
Dr. Colberg focuses in on some of the excuses patients come up with on why they can’t exercise. However, she says that in almost every case, there are ways to get around the sometimes serious obstacles patients face. There are non-weight bearing activities that are pool-based for example. Physical activity …Read More »
Dr. Colberg talks about popular exercise programs and how people will start and stop them, and that they are not always effective. She says that the best exercise program is the one that the patient will actually do. It’s important to recommend something that’s fun, not too intense not likely …Read More »
Several studies indicate that high intensity exercise over short periods of time may be better than low intensity exercise over a longer period of time. Dr. Colberg talks about these studies and comments that people who have serious CV disease should also consult their physicians on this. And she says …Read More »
Dr. Colberg answers the question of how you can get exercise while constantly on the go as you are when at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) annual meeting. One tip she gives us is to be sure to bring your friends along as well as taking advantage of any fitness …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Robert A. Gabbay, M.D., Ph.D., gives us a brief introduction to himself, and talks about why he switched from basic research on insulin signaling mechanisms to applied science and working with patients. Other videos with Dr. Robert A. Gabbay: Q1: The ACA’s Effects on Medical Care Q2: New Innovations Bring Better Quality …Read More »
Robert A. Gabbay, M.D., Ph.D., talks about the changes happening now in the medical field, especially in primary care. He says that a lot the changes will be positive ultimately resulting in more reimbursement for practices. Other videos with Dr. Robert A. Gabbay: Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD, Introduction Q2: …Read More »