T1D, Exercise, and Hypoglycemia: A Case Study
Upon completion, participants should be able to:
- Outline nutritional strategies for managing hypoglycemia with aerobic activity in patients with T1D
- Describe the potential impact of resistance exercise prior to aerobic exercise for patients with T1D who experience hypoglycemia during/after aerobic exercise
This activity is intended for the healthcare team caring for those living with type 1 diabetes, including diabetologists, adult and pediatric endocrinologists, primary care physicians, endocrinology advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, dietitians, CDEs, and other healthcare professionals.
Statement of Need
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a challenging condition to manage for a number of physiologic and behavioral reasons. Regular exercise is important to help people with T1D improve health and well-being, achieve target lipid profiles, improve body composition, and reach personal goals related to fitness and glycemic control. Integrating physical activity into daily life is challenging for anyone, but those with T1D face additional barriers related to the management of blood glucose levels before, during, and after exercise, including a fear of hypoglycemia, which prevents many from starting exercise programs. People with T1D tend to be at least as inactive as the general population, with a large percentage of individuals not maintaining a healthy body mass and not achieving the minimum recommended weekly amount of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity. The PEAK program addresses the need for education on safely and successfully planning for and managing different types of activity with T1D.
This activity was developed by Med-IQ in collaboration with JDRF.
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American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification Points
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Instructions to Receive Credit
To receive credit, read the introductory CME/CE material, watch the Webcast, and complete the evaluation, attestation, and post-test, answering at least 70% of the post-test questions correctly.
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Acknowledgement of Support
This activity was funded in part by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.
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