Journal article

Resources to Guide Exercise Specialists Managing Adults with Diabetes

Grant Turner, Scott Quigg, Peter Davoren, Renata Basile, Sybil A McAuley, Jeff S Coombes

Sports Medicine - Open | SPRINGEROPEN | Published : 2019

Abstract

Exercise is an important element to optimize health and well-being, though navigating exercise safely can be challenging for exercise specialists working with people with diabetes. Measuring glucose levels before an exercise session assists in the determination of whether exercise is safe for a person with diabetes. A number of organizations have recently developed guidelines to provide exercise and diabetes recommendations based on glucose levels and other relevant factors. However, there are limited easy-to-use resources to assist exercise specialists to determine whether exercise should be started and continued by people with diabetes. The type of diabetes, pre-exercise glucose level, med..

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Grants

Awarded by JDRF Research Award


Funding Acknowledgements

SAM is supported by a JDRF Research Award (5-ECR-2017-371-A-N). The authors wish to acknowledge Ms. Nadia Nestor for her contributions.