Begin Your Journey:
This is the first course in the series Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes. This Level 1 course will help you to master the basics for working with clients who are physically active with diabetes or prediabetes, including types of training that are appropriate and critical, injury prevention, blood glucose monitoring, medication basics (and exercise effects), complications, exercise motivation, and more.
Nearly 33% of Canadians are living with Diabetes or Prediabetes!!!. All certified Personal Trainers and Group Instructors should have this information to train these clients.
*Level 1 is the prerequisite for the Level 2 course.
When you have successfully completed all 3 Levels, you will be awarded a Diabetes Exercise Specialist, (DES), certificate.
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This course provides continuing education credits and is Approved for:
6.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
6.0 American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
6.0 Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
0.6 Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
2.0 Canfitpro (Note: All three Levels combined are approved for 4 CECs in total for the Diabetes Exercise Specialist Certification )
6.0 International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
3.0 National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF)
6.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
6.0 Nova Scotia Fitness Association (NSFA)
6.0 Sara’s City Workout(SCW)
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