Exercise Resources

exerciseallPhysical Activity Guidelines  2016 –  Position Statement from the American Diabetes Association

Resistance Training with Free Weights Patient Handout Excellent resource that uses images and words to describe how to use free weights and exercise all major muscle groups. A publication of the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Resistance Training Using Bands – Patient Handout Demonstrates through pictures and descriptions how to work all major muscle groups using bands and resistance training. Published by the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Diabetes Video of Flash Mob to “Beat It” by Michael Jackson. Get Ready for World Diabetes Day, Nov 14. It’s easy and fun! Teach your colleagues, get your patients up and moving. Let’s “Beat Diabetes” together – Step-by-Step Instructions – click here»

Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes American College of Sports Medicine /American Diabetes Association joint position statement on exercise and type 2 diabetes.

Video by Glucosezone Best total body workout for type 2 diabetes

Weight Watchers 10-minute time crunch training with resistance bands DVD (Weight Watchers store, Online)

Sit and Be Fit Mary Ann Wilson, RN, demonstrates how to effectively exercise while sitting down through videos, You-tube an her TV show.

Go 4 Life a NIH website that celebrates active aging through exercise.

Darebee.com fitness-at-home website that contains training challenges at a more advanced level.

Diabetes Breakthrough by Osama Hammy M.D., Ph.D. and Sheri Colberg Ph.D.(book)

Local YMCA (resistance training classes: offered only in some locations)

New Year’s fitness roundup – Start the New Year off right!  Put together by 100+ fitness experts


Diabetes Education Services Online University Courses & Books with an emphasis on Exercise 

Level 1 – Nutrition and Exercise 1.5 CEs – $29.00

This 90-minute course reviews the latest national nutrition guidelines and provides strategies to translate this information to our individual patients. A discussion of weight loss and disordered eating is included.  We delve into the recent exercise recommendations and provide realistic strategies to help keep patients active and engaged.

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