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Exercise and Diabetes Online CE Course-5th Edition

Exercise and Diabetes Online CE Course-5th Edition

$99.00 USD

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    Online Course

    Course components can be delivered as printed products or online:
    • Workbook
    • Continuing education exam
    Exercise and Diabetes, Fifth Edition CE Course explains the four types of diabetes, the role of blood glucose monitoring, and how to respond to glycemic fluctuations. You will learn the importance of nutrition management in the treatment of diabetes as well as the appropriate exercise guidelines for training a client with diabetes. The particular needs of specific populations are also addressed, including pregnant woman, athletes, and older adults with comorbidities.

    Course Objectives
    • Outline the primary types of diabetes and identify symptoms, risk factors, and short- and long-term complications of each type of diabetes.
    • List the benefits of exercise specific to clients with diabetes.
    • Identify symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia and the actions that should be taken should these conditions become present while training a client.
    • Create an individualized exercise program for a client with diabetes.
    • Explain the importance of foot care for the people with diabetes.
    • Monitor and progress exercise appropriately and recognize when exercise is contraindicated for a client with diabetes.


    A continuing education course for personal trainers and other allied health professionals working with clients, athletes, or patients with diabetes.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Diabetes in the United States            
    Diabetes Mellitus in Racial and Ethnic Groups                                
    Diabetes Mellitus in Children                                                              
    Study Questions   
    Chapter 2. Understanding Diabetes Mellitus      
    Regulation of Blood Glucose                                                             
    Types of Diabetes                                                                             
    Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes                           
    Social-Psychological Considerations                                     
    Study Questions
    Chapter 3. Nutrition and Medications for Diabetes Treatment
    Nutrition Management                                                                                  
    Monitoring Blood Glucose                                                    
    Study Questions
    Chapter 4. Exercise and Diabetes                         
    Guidelines for Diabetes and Exercise                                                 
    Benefits of Exercise                                                                           
    Risks of Exercise                                                                                
    Contraindications for Exercise                                                                       
    Glycemia and Exercise: Know Your Client                                       
    Study Questions    
    Chapter 5. Exercise Design                 
    Exercise Program Development                                                         
    Study Questions        
    Chapter 6. Nutrition Surrounding Exercise                                
    Before Exercise                                                                                  
    During Exercise                                                                                  
    After Exercise                                                                                    
    Treating Hypogylcemia                                                                                 
    Study Questions
    Chapter 7. Special Considerations for Diabetes and Exercise
    Clients Using Insulin                                                                         
    Clients Using Oral Medications and/or Lifestyle Modification                    
    Clients with Gestational Diabetes                                                     
    Athletes with Diabetes                                                                                  
    Older Clients with Diabetes                                                              
    Group Exercise Considerations                                                                     
    Foot Care for the Physically Active                                                  
    Study Questions         
    Chapter 8. Professional Responsibilities 
    Health Screening for Physical Activity                                                         
    Monitoring Exercise                                                                           
    Responding to Acute Diabetes Complications                                              
    Record Keeping                                                                                 
    Criteria for Termination of Exercise                                                  
    Contraindications for Exercise                                                                       
    Risk Management                                                                              
    Study Questions     
       Appendix: Monitoring Exercise

    About the Author

    Gwen Hyatt, MS, founded DSWFitness (Desert Southwest Fitness, Inc.) Center for Continuing Education in 1980 to provide continuing education for fitness, health, rehabilitation, and clinical professionals. With a double master’s degree in exercise science and gerontology, Hyatt is highly respected for her work in exercise and aging. In 2013 DSWFitness was acquired by Human Kinetics, and Hyatt serves as the director of continuing education for Human Kinetics. Hyatt is a former faculty member at Bemidji State University and the University of Arizona. She is a recipient of the 2005 ACE Fitness Educator of the Year Award, the Southern Arizona Small Business Award for Excellence as a Woman-Owned Business, the Utah Fitness Instructors Association Leadership Award, and the Arthur Anderson Small Business Award. To celebrate turning 50, Hyatt participated in her first century cycling event and went on to become a platinum century cyclist. At the age of 55, she jumped into multisport competitions and completed over 30 triathlons. At age 65 her goal is to cycle the world. For more than 33 years Hyatt has been an industry educator and role model.

    Hana Abdulaziz Feeney, MS, RD, CSSD, is the owner of Nourishing Results, an integrative nutrition private practice. She completed her bachelor of science degree in exercise science at Arizona State University and earned her master of science degree in nutritional sciences at the University of Arizona. She is a registered dietitian and a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics.

    As a nutrition coach, Feeney empowers individuals through continuous support to create positive behavior changes and achieve optimal health through conscious eating and physical activity. It is her mission to provide education and tools that inspire each individual to find his or her way to fulfilled living. She specializes in weight management, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, sports nutrition, autoimmunity, digestive health, cardiovascular disease, and inflammatory disorders. She lectures regularly in the community on a variety of topics, continually develops new educational materials, leads a weekly nutrition and exercise performance workshop, and holds a weekly radio segment. As a nutritionist at a health resort, she provides one-on-one consultations on topics including prevention and treatment of chronic disease, optimizing body composition, and nutritional supplementation.


    "This course has brought me up to date on training diabetic individuals in a safe, beneficial manner. I am impressed by your attention to detail and have gained some insight into dealing with type 2 diabetics in an exercise setting."

    P. Flynn—Missoula, MT

    "I’ve gained a more comprehensive appreciation for the need for pre- post-, and during-exercise monitoring for my clients with diabetes."

    Z. Schauer—Saint Simons Island, GA

    “I work with older adults—many of whom have diabetes and are new to exercise. This information will help me feel more confident in my ability to work with them safely. The client handouts will be very useful.”

    V. Glaug—Batavia, OH