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Diabetes Training Program

Level 1 | 5 CEU
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As a diabetes care professional, you encounter clients with diabetes and prediabetes who need special care to optimize athletic performance. Gain fundamental knowledge and practical protocols about working with these clients, many of whom may have health issues that must be managed for safe and effective training--without physical or emotional harm.

Maximize your effective clinical and educational skills by mastering:

  • Key terms, diabetes and prediabetes basics, when to get a checkup first;
  • Fitness basics, physiology basics, hormonal responses, exercise energy systems;
  • Cardio, resistance, flexibility, core, and balance training basics;
  • Blood glucose monitoring, oral medications, injected (non-insulin) meds, medication exercise effects, effects of food, amino acids, creatine, injuries;
  • Meters and continuous monitors, normal responses, factors that affect blood glucose, adjusting exercise food intake, adjusting meds and insulin for exercise, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia;
  • Health complications overview, overweight or obese clients, older clients; and
  • Why people stop exercising, motivational interviewing, overcoming exercise barriers (quiz), effective goal setting.

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish among the diabetes types and potential health complications associated with each type that may affect athletic endeavors.
  • Understand the usual responses to physical activity in people with diabetes or prediabetes and how that may differ from normal.
  • Identify the elements of a training routine for your diabetes clients that will keep them performing optimally and free of injury.
  • Perfect your ability to work with overweight or obese and older clients with diabetes who may have special concerns related to physical training.

What You Get

  • Exam: 50 multiple choice questions. Downloadable. Unlimited retakes. View our "How It Works" video.
  • eBook: Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes | Level 1. Author Sheri Colberg-Ochs. Publisher Diabetes Motion Academy. 123pp. 3687 KB. Downloadable.
  • Videos: These are supplemental online learning resources to the Diabetes Training Program Level 1. The videos are synced with the Sections of the text and continuing education exam. Use these videos to enhance your learning experience and augment your athletic training expertise when working with diabetic and prediabetic clients.
  • Upon completing your order, you will receive an automated email with instructions and links for downloading your exam and eBook, and a website address that offers access to the instructional videos.

Continuing Education Info
Professionally accepted for continuing education. View info.
This course is also accepted by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and may be used towards the continuing professional education unit (CPEU) requirement for dietetic professionals (RDNs & NDTRs).

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