Exercise and Sports in Diabetes

Exercise and Sports in Diabetes

by Bill Burr, Dinesh Nagi, Dinesh K. Nagi
     
 
This is an essential and easy-to-read volume on the highly topical area of exercise and sport in diabetes which covers both the risks and the benefits of undertaking exercise. It provides comprehensive practical advice on:

* The benefits of physical activity

* The different risks between type 1 and type 2 diabetes and how to manage these

* Strategies to

Overview

This is an essential and easy-to-read volume on the highly topical area of exercise and sport in diabetes which covers both the risks and the benefits of undertaking exercise. It provides comprehensive practical advice on:

* The benefits of physical activity

* The different risks between type 1 and type 2 diabetes and how to manage these

* Strategies to encourage children and adolescents to participate in sport

* People with diabetes undertaking competitive sporting activities

* Education, support and motivation of patients.

It takes a highly practical approach to the subject, and will be invaluable for all members of the diabetes specialist team, including clinicians, nurses, psychologists, and GPs, as well as sports scientists and diabetic sportsmen/women with its concise, one-stop guide to the management of exercise and sport in diabetes.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"What is really useful about this book is the wealth of practical advice ... This is an excellent book which should be on the shelves in every diabetic clinic", (Robert Tattersall, Special Professor of Metabolic Medicine, University of Nottingham, UK) "It is a rich source of information, well referenced, evidence-based and up-to-date. ... This book would be useful ... for health professionals and sports scientists. Sections of practical value are the guidance for exercise recommendation, taking account of individual disabilities resulting from diabetic complications and guidelines for insulin adjustment.", (Carolyn Wright, Accredited Sports Dietitian, Dietetics Today)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471984962
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/1999
Series:
Practical Diabetes Series , #8
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.55(h) x 0.69(d)

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