""""The Diabetic Athlete underscores the fact that exercise is critical to the person with diabetes. The book is designed for the active person with diabetes and the health care provider. The first part provides a basic understanding of the diabetic athlete's response to exercise and sports. The second part provides suggestions for and examples of how diabetic athletes prepare for and respond to exercise-induced changes in blood glucose." Al Lewis, PhDBoard of directors chairman of the International Diabetic Athletes Association (IDAA) "A practical and thoughtful book that will be helpful for individuals with diabetes who want to safely enjoy exercise. Dr. Sheri Colberg is an exercise scientist with special expertise in diabetes." David E. Kelley, MDDirector of the University of Pittsburgh's Obesity and Nutrition Research Center"
Written for those with type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes this work draws from the collected expertise of hundreds of diabetic athletes, sharing their experience of sports and fitness training. It provides practical blood sugar balance, nutrutional and exercise advice.