Level 2 Diabetes Training
Type 1 and 2 Diabetes
Activity with Complications
Diabetes Training Program
Level 2 (Intermediate)
Be even more in demand and get clients with your specialization! This intermediate level of the training was developed by Dr. Sheri Colberg, one of the world's leading authorities on exercise and diabetes.
If you haven't already, you are still welcome to watch a free, 50-minute overview webinar.
Earn approved CE Credits from these organizations:
Fitness Continuing Education Alliance (FCEA):
Specialist Certificate Program ($397 for 3 levels)
Approved for CE Credits:
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)
FCEA Level 2 only ($149)
Approved for 6 CE Credits from all organizations above.
American Council on Exercise (ACE):
Diabetes Training Program Level 2 ($149): 0.5 CEC
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM):
All-level, special populations course ($120)--6 CEC
Athletic Trainer 360:
3-Level Program: "Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes"
Up to 16.5 CEU for Athletic Trainers (BOCATC)
Level 2 Only (5.5 CEU, $68)
1-Hour Overview Video (1 CEU, $12)
Human Kinetics, The Athlete's Guide to Diabetes:
"Online CE Exam" (based on book's content)
Approved for CEs by 31 different organizations ($69)
HK CE Exam only ($69)
HK Print Book + CE Exam ($89)
HK E-Book + CE Exam ($79)
Outside the USA:
MedeXN fitness INSTITUTE (MFI, Canada-based):
"Diabetes Exercise Specialist" (DES) Certification
3-level program ($499 Canadian for bundle)
"Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes: Level 2 Intermediate"
Level 2 only ($189 Canadian)--select CEs available
A Life of Education (ALOE, UAE-based):
"Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes: Diabetes Training Levels 1/2/3"
3-level program ($349 US dollars for bundle)
"Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes: Level 1 Overview/Beginner"
Level 2 only ($149 US dollars)--select CEs available
Level 2 DMA Content:
Newly updated in 2020
Diabetes overview: review of key terms, diabetes and prediabetes specifics (such as diagnosis, A1C, and time in range)
Motion overview: review and more on hormones, understanding insulin resistance and exercise effects
Diabetes motion training: cardio exercise precautions, interval training, more on resistance, flexibility and unstructured activities, debunking myths
Diabetes motion basics: review of oral medications, exercise effects of other meds (like statins), effects of food on exercise and health, sports and energy drinks, specific vitamins
Diabetes motion specifics: monitoring exercise intensity, fine tuning food intake for activity, low-carb eating, avoiding medication-induced hypoglycemia, spontaneous exercise, later-onset hypos, hypoglycemia unawareness, sprinting to prevent hypos, staying hydrated
Special considerations: diabetes-related health complications, medication weight gain, loss, and maintenance, youth with diabetes, training trends
Motion motivation: overcoming specific and diabetes-related barriers to motion, more on effective goal-setting, using technology for motivation