Physical 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)
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
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.