Author(s): Sheri R. Colberg
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.
Sheri R. Colberg is an exercise physiologist and professor of exercise science at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She specialises in exercise and diabetes and conducts extensive research in these areas thanks to funding from the American Diabetes Association and other organisations. Dr. Colberg has over 40 years of practical experience as an athlete living with type 1 diabetes. She is the director of the Human Performance Laboratory at Old Dominion and is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. She is also a professional member of the American Diabetes Association and serves on the board of directors for the Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association.
Part 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.