EbookDon’t let diabetes slow you down. Whether you’re a recreational exerciser or a competitive athlete, the Diabetic Athlete’s Handbook has the training and performance advice you need to remain active and at the top of your game.
Renowned researcher and diabetes expert Dr. Sheri Colberg has developed a practical guide specifically for athletes of all ages with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The Diabetic Athlete’s Handbook provides you with the most up-to-date information on insulins and other medications, glucose monitors, blood sugar management, nutrition and supplements, injury prevention and treatment, and mental strategies for maximizing performance and optimizing health.
Featuring more than 100 sport-specific training guidelines for fitness, endurance, power, and outdoor activities, the Diabetic Athlete’s Handbook is the one resource you can’t afford to be without. Rely on it to stay healthy, be more active, train smarter, and reach new levels of athletic success.
Table of ContentsPart I: The Diabetic Athlete’s Toolbox
Chapter 1: Training for Fitness and Sports
Chapter 2: Balancing Exercise Blood Sugars
Chapter 3: Ups and Downs of Insulin and Other Medications
Chapter 4: Diet and Supplements for Active Individuals
Chapter 5: Exercise and Blood Glucose Monitoring Guidelines
Chapter 6: Thinking and Acting Like an Athlete
Chapter 7: Preventing and Treating Athletic Injuries
Part II: Guidelines for Specific Activities
Chapter 8: Fitness Activities
Chapter 9: Endurance Sports
Chapter 10: Endurance-Power Sports
Chapter 11: Power Sports
Chapter 12: Outdoor Adventures
Appendix A: Diabetes and Athletic Organizations
Appendix B: Diabetes, Sport, and Nutrition Web Sites
“The Diabetic Athlete's Handbook illustrates in clear, straightforward terms just how to train for even the most strenuous sports: mountain biking, kayaking, rock climbing, snowshoeing, and much more."
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Diabetes Health magazine
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