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Level 3 Diabetes Training



Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes/Women

Weight Loss

Insulin Use


Approved by:

Diabetes Training Program 

Level 3 (Advanced)


It's time to aim for the next level of knowledge and master the facts to reach the diabetes and exercise summit.


This advanced level of the training program was created by Dr. Sheri Colberg, one of the world's leading authorities on exercise and diabetes.


Earn approved CE Credits from these organizations:

American Council on Exercise (ACE):

Diabetes Training Program Level 3 ($149): 0.5 CEC​

ACE Level 3 Training

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM):

"Diabetes for the Exercise Professional" (2023)

All-level, special populations course ($180)--6 CEC

ACSM All-Level Course

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 all levels) 

MFI Diabetes Exercise Specialist

"Working with Clients with Diabetes or Prediabetes: Level 3 Advanced/Expert" 

Level 3 only ($189 Canadian)--select CEs available 

MFI Level 3 Course

Level 3 DMA Content:

Diabetes overview: review of key terms, gestational diabetes basics


Motion overview: reversal of insulin resistance, losing weight, keeping it off


Diabetes motion training: maximizing muscle, keeping muscle while losing fat, revving up insulin action with training, balance training importance


Diabetes motion basics: review of injected (non-insulin) medications and use of insulin, insulin and exercise interactions, food intake for exercise and health, coffee, caffeine, other supplements

Diabetes motion specifics: more on exercise monitoring, factors affecting exercise benefits, review of food and medication adjustments, more on dealing with and preventing hypoglycemia, troubleshooting tips related to diabetes motion


Special considerations: review of health complications, specific concerns related to women, athletes and performance issues


Motion motivation: more on using technology and apps, getting emotionally fit through activity


View content overview for all 3 training levels

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