Type 1 Diabetes: Clinical Management of the Athlete

Type 1 Diabetes: Clinical Management of the Athlete

by Ian Gallen


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There has been a recent surge of new data on the subject of exercise and sport in type I diabetes, as well as great interest from the multidisciplinary healthcare teams looking after such patients. Providing advice and support to enable athletes to manage their diabetes during and after sport is an essential part of diabetes care.

Type I Diabetes: Clinical Management of the Athlete outlines best practice and scientific progress in the management of people with type I diabetes who undertake a sport at any level. The book explores endocrine response to exercise, hypoglycemia and dietetics in the diabetic patient, and provides real-life examples of type I diabetes management at the professional athlete level. It is the first source of reference for specialists in diabetes when seeking advice on how to manage their patient and provides practical advice for equipping the type I diabetes patient with the ability to fulfill their sporting potential.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447161592
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 04/13/2014
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 226
Sales rank: 705,967
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Endocrine and Metabolic Responses to Exercise.- 2. The Impact of Type 1 Diabetes on the Physiological Responses to Exercise.- 3.Pre-Exercise Insulin and Carbohydrate Strategies in the Exercising T1DM Individual.- 4. Physical Activity in Childhood Diabetes.- 5. The Role of Newer Technologies (CSII and CGM) and Novel Strategies in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes for Sport and Exercise.- 6.Hypoglycemia and Hypoglycemia Unawareness During and Following Exercise.- 7.Fueling the Athlete with Type 1 Diabetes.- 8. Diabetes and Doping.- 9. Synthesis of Best Practice.- 10. The Athlete’s Perspective.

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