Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes Level 3: Advanced/Expert
By: Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM
This advanced course gives CPTs and other fitness professionals the summit of knowledge on working with clients with any type of diabetes or with prediabetes. It covers the final topics related to diabetes and prediabetes, including gestational diabetes and other concerns related to working with female clients. There is more information about the types of insulin people with type 1 diabetes use (and well as many with type 2 and gestational diabetes) and how to help dedicated athletes troubleshoot their performance issues. Finally, CPTs will learn more about the best technologies to use to train clients with diabetes and prediabetes. Trainers at this level will be in demand by clients with diabetes.
1. Course Text (Download PDF)
2. 7 online videos
3. 50 Question Multiple Choice Online Exam (75% or better required to pass exam)
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Education Level: Advanced Prerequisites: Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes Level 1 and Level 2
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
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Course Objectives: After completing this course you will be able to:
Master the basics about gestational diabetes, as well as specific concerns related to working with female clients.
Learn more about the effects of insulin on exercise, food and caffeine.
Be able to help clients with diabetes troubleshoot their performance and optimize their exercise training.
Fully understand the best technology and apps to use for clients with diabetes and prediabetes.