Exercise and Nutrition for Type II Diabetes



    ELITE: $0


    Dr Kate Marsh




    2 HOURS

    Course Type

    Network Original

    Course Overview

    Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia, with around 956,000 of Australians having been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and another 2 million estimated to have pre-diabetes. Therefore, as a personal trainer, having an understanding of the condition and the role of lifestyle changes is important.. It is also essential to have a good knowledge of the appropriate exercise prescription for people with Type 2 diabetes and possible contraindications and precautions when training these individuals.

    Learning Outcomes

    • What is Type 2 diabetes?
    • Symptoms and diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes
    • Management of Type 2 diabetes
    • Dietary recommendations for Type 2 diabetes
    • Benefits of exercise in Type 2 diabetes
    • Exercise recommendations for people with Type 2 diabetes
    • Exercise precautions and contraindications with Type 2 diabetes.

    About the Author

    Kate is an Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator, with a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics, a PhD in nutrition from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management from the University of Technology, Sydney. She works in private practice in Sydney and has a particular interest in diabetes. Kate is co-convenor of the DAA National Diabetes Interest Group, a board member of Diabetes Counselling Online, and a member of the Diabetes Australia Medical Education and Scientific Advisory Council (MESAC), the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) Clinical Practice Committee and the Type 1 Diabetes Network Expert Advisory Board. She is also an editorial board member for Diabetes Management Journal, a member of the magazine editorial advisory group for the Australian Diabetes Educators Association and a regular contributor to Diabetic Living Magazine.


    All attendees should hold at least a Certificate III in Fitness or equivalent.

    Access Period

    CEC Expiry Date: 15/01/2025. ELITE subscribers have lifetime access to this course for the duration of ELITE subscription. FREE subscribers have lifetime access to this course if it has been purchased separately. In order to obtain AusActive CECs, this course must be completed by the CEC Expiry Date.

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