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Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes
Level 2: Intermediate


Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes
Level 2: Intermediate


This course is sold off-site by Fitness Learning Systems (FLS).

Author: Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM

Course Description:
This intermediate course covers more on insulin resistance, interval and other key types of training, oral medications, food effects on activity, avoiding hypoglycemia, diabetes health complications, medication weight gain and loss, youth with diabetes, latest training trends, and overcoming specific and diabetes-related barriers to motion with effective goal-setting and technology use. This level takes it up a notch!

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Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Review the basics about diabetes, including the types and potential health complications.
  2. Learn more about insulin resistance and exercise effects, as well as cardio exercise precautions and different types of training appropriate for diabetes.
  3. Understand the effects of oral diabetes medications, food, energy drinks, and vitamins in people with diabetes or prediabetes.
  4. Learn how to monitor exercise intensity, avoid exercise-related blood glucose lows, and whether the latest training trends are appropriate for your clients.

Course Format:

  • Course Text (Download PDF)
  • 7 online videos
  • 50 Question Multiple Choice Online Exam (75% or better required to pass exam)
Education Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes Level 1
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit. This course has been approved to provide:
6.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
6.0 American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
6.0 Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
0.6 Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
6.0 International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
3.0 National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
6.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
6.0 Sara’s City Workout (SCW)
6.0 YMCA


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