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Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, Q4: Older People, Exercise and Diabetes

Jul 14, 2012

Sheri_ColbergDr. Sheri Colberg-Ochs goes over the problems of muscle mass loss in older people with type 2 diabetes, and the critical element of resistance training. She also talks about the use of testosterone to help older men especially regain loss muscle mass….



More videos with Dr. Colberg-Ochs:

Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, Introduction

Q1: Is Exercise the Forgotten Tool?

Q2: Effect of Physical Activity on Glycemia

Q3: Intense Aerobic and Anaerobic Treatments

Q5: Frequency of Exercise

Q6: Tips to Motivate Patients to Exercise

Q7: Duration of Exercise

Q8: Blood Sugar Drop with Exercise

Q9: What Do You Want Your A1c to Be?

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

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.