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Don'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.
According to the International Diabetes Federation, 246 million people worldwide have diabetes, and the number is expected to rise to 380 million by 2025. The Diabetic Athletes Handbook addresses the specific needs of physically active people with diabetes & offers the most up-to-date information on living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The Diabetic Athletes Handbook provides information on fitness and exercise basics, sport nutrition, exercise guidelines, and injury prevention and treatment, as well as the mental aspects involved with training & competing as an athlete with diabetes. In addition to recommendations for using the latest medications and glucose monitors, the book features short side stories profiling the accomplishments, training, and challenges of diabetic athletes in a variety of sports. With information on more than 100 sports and fitness activities, The Diabetic Athletes Handbook provides the keys to staying healthy, training smart, & maximizing performance.
Stay healthy, train smart, and maximize sports performance with "The Diabetic Athlete's Handbook." Featuring up to date information with more than 100 sport-specific training guidelines for fitness, endurance, power, and outdoor activities, it is a practical guide specifically for athletes of all ages with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.