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About Diabetes Motion Academy



Type 1 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes


Gestational Diabetes

Exercise/Physical Activity

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Diabetes Motion Academy (DMA), founded in 2016 by Dr. Sheri Colberg, is the premier educational resource for exercise, physical activity, and diabetes.


It creates approved continuing education and other programs about physical activity with diabetes for certified personal trainers, certified diabetes care and education specialists, exercise physiologists, other fitness professionals, physical therapists, registered dietitians, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and many others. It also provides programming for people of all ages with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and gestational diabetes.


Dr. Sheri Colberg is one of the world's leading authorities on being physically active with diabetes or prediabetes. She has shaped exercise and nutrition recommendations adopted by diabetes and other professional organizations, published a variety of books, lectured extensively, and conducted research influencing current diabetes care. In 2016, she was honored as the American Diabetes Association Outstanding Educator in Diabetes. She also knows from first-hand experience what it's like to live well and train regularly with diabetes, having lived with type 1 diabetes for over five decades.

Whether you or someone you're guiding is new to exercise or already a fitness buff, diabetes can get in the way of being active. DMA will guide you to information and certification programs designed to help you master the facts about what to do, how to do it, and how to manage diabetes safely and effectively for exercise and physical activity of all types.


Isn't it about time that you aim for the next level of knowledge and master the facts to reach the diabetes and exercise summit?

Diabetes Motion Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age. Diabetes Motion Academy is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities. Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

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