Dr. Colberg-Ochs discusses the value of aerobic versus anaerobic types of exercise and talks about some recent study results. However, she also warns that some diabetes patients may not be ready for intense exercise of any type and this should be taken into consideration. She also gives us an idea of what the ideal balance of exercise should be.
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Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, is an author, exercise physiologist, and professor of exercise science at Old Dominion University and 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 specializes in research on diabetes and exercise and continues to conduct extensive clinical research specifically in Type 2 diabetes and exercise with funding from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), NIH, and others. She has authored eight books, along with more than 175 research and educational articles on physical activity, diabetes, healthy lifestyles, and aging. More information is available about Dr. Colberg-Ochs at www.shericolberg.com.
Diabetes In Control is honored to have Dr. Colberg-Ochs as a member of our Advisory Board and frequent contributor to our newsletter. You can find her articles here.