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Level 1 Diabetes Training

Specialization

 

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Prediabetes

Exercise/Physical Activity

Motion Motivation

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Diabetes Training Program 

Level 1 (Beginner)

 

Watch a free, 50-minute overview webinar​ to get a taste of what these programs cover. This program was developed by Dr. Sheri Colberg, one of the world's leading authorities on exercise and diabetes.

Earn approved credits from certifying organizations (listed below) to join an elite class of fitness professionals, personal trainers, and health coaches.

Fitness Continuing Education Alliance (FCEA):

 

Specialist Certificate Program ($397 for 3 levels) 

FCEA Specialist Program

Approved for CE Credits:

18.0   AAAI-ISMA

18.0   American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

18.0   American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)

18.0   Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)

  1.8   Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institution (ATRI)

18.0   International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)

  9.0   National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)

18.0   National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)

18.0   Sara's City Workout (SCW)

18.0   YMCA

 

FCEA Level 1 only ($149)

FCEA Level 1 Training

Approved for CE Credits:

  6.0   AAAI-ISMA

  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 & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)

  6.0   International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)

  3.0   National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)

  6.0   National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)

  6.0   Sara's City Workout (SCW)

  6.0   YMCA

American Council on Exercise (ACE):

Diabetes Training Program Level 1 ($149): 0.6 CEC​

ACE Level 1 Training

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM):

"Diabetes for the Exercise Professional"

All-level, special populations course ($120)--6.0 CEC

ACSM All-Level Course

PTA Global/PT on the Net:

"Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes"

Intro course, plus one-year MedFit Network membership ($129 members, $149 non-members)--Approved for CEC from ACSM: 0.40; AFAA: 0.40; NASM: 0.40; & PTAG: 0.40

PTA Global Intro + MFN

World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.):

"Essentials of Diabetes and Prediabetes:

Overview Program"

Essential introductory course offered in partnership with the MedFit Network ($99.95)--2.00 W.I.T.S. CEC

W.I.T.S. Essential Intro

Level 1 (Beginner/Overview) Content:

Newly updated for 2020

Diabetes overview: key terms, diabetes and prediabetes basics, when to get a checkup first

 

Motion overview: fitness basics, physiology basics, hormonal responses, exercise energy systems

 

Diabetes motion training: cardio, resistance, flexibility, core, and balance training basics

 

Diabetes motion basics: blood glucose monitoring, oral medications, injected (non-insulin) meds, medication exercise effects, effects of food, supplements (amino acids, and creatine), injuries

 

Diabetes motion specifics: meters and continuous monitors, normal responses, how motion factors affect blood glucose, adjusting exercise food intake, adjusting meds and insulin for exercise, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia

 

Special considerations: health complications overview, overweight or obese clients, older clients

 

Motion motivation: why people stop exercising, motivational interviewing, overcoming exercise barriers (quiz), effective goal setting

 

View 2020 content overview for all 3 training levels