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Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia, with around 956,000 of us having been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and another 2 million estimated to have pre-diabetes. Therefore 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.

What you will learn

  • 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.
Accreditation Fitness Australia – 2 CECs* / REPs NZ – 2 CPDs (*valid until 15/01/2023)
In order to obtain Fitness Australia CECs, this course must be completed by 15/01/2023
Investment $69 members / $99 non-members
Delivery mode Online
Pre-requisite/s Certificate III in Fitness
Approx. duration 2 hours
Assessment Online multiple choice
Access Period You have 12 months from date of purchase to complete this course. A $50 extension fee will be required if you do not complete your course within the allocated time frame. If you wish to obtain the CECs/PDPs/CPDs, you will need to complete the course by the CEC expiry date listed above.   

Who is Dr Kate Marsh?
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.

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