Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia, with around 956,000 of us having been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and another 2 million estimated to have pre-diabetes. Therefore having an understanding of the condition and the role of lifestyle changes is important. It is also essential to have a good knowledge of the appropriate exercise prescription for people with Type 2 diabetes and possible contraindications and precautions when training these individuals.
What you will learn
- What is Type 2 diabetes?
- Symptoms and diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes
- Management of Type 2 diabetes
- Dietary recommendations for Type 2 diabetes
- Benefits of exercise in Type 2 diabetes
- Exercise recommendations for people with Type 2 diabetes
- Exercise precautions and contraindications with Type 2 diabetes.
|Accreditation||Fitness Australia – 2 CECs* / REPs NZ – 2 CPDs (*valid until 15/01/2021)
In order to obtain Fitness Australia CECs, this course must be completed by 15/01/2021
|Investment||$69 members / $99 non-members|
|Pre-requisite/s||Certificate III in Fitness|
|Approx. duration||2 hours|
|Assessment||Online multiple choice|
|Access Period||You have 12 months from date of purchase to complete this course. A $50 extension fee will be required if you do not complete your course within the allocated time frame. If you wish to obtain the CECs/PDPs/CPDs, you will need to complete the course by the CEC expiry date listed above.|
Who is Dr Kate Marsh?
Kate is an Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator, with a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics, a PhD in nutrition from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management from the University of Technology, Sydney. She works in private practice in Sydney and has a particular interest in diabetes. Kate is co-convenor of the DAA National Diabetes Interest Group, a board member of Diabetes Counselling Online, and a member of the Diabetes Australia Medical Education and Scientific Advisory Council (MESAC), the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) Clinical Practice Committee and the Type 1 Diabetes Network Expert Advisory Board. She is also an editorial board member for Diabetes Management Journal, a member of the magazine editorial advisory group for the Australian Diabetes Educators Association and a regular contributor to Diabetic Living Magazine.