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Hands On Webinar | Overcoming Glycemic Barriers Through Exercise & Lifestyle | Recording

In this one-hour ADA webinar, the speakers review best practices for helping patients overcome barriers to glycemic management and discuss the creation of comprehensive glycemic management plans using available resources. Presenters share five actionable tips for supporting professionals and people with diabetes, as well as host a Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

The session is a part of the Hands On: Tips to Improve Diabetes Care webinar series available exclusively to ADA professional members. The series is presented by the ADA’s Behavioral Medicine & Psychology, Diabetes in Primary Care, Exercise Physiology, and Diabetes Technology Interest Groups and supported by funding from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.

Learning Objectives
  1. Determine strategies for preventing hypoglycemia when exercising. (Middelbeek)
  2. Recall benefits of exercise for people with diabetes. (Middelbeek)
  3. Recognize common barriers to exercise for people with diabetes. (Gentile)
  4. Identify that goals need to be accommodated to individual fitness levels, health statuses, preferences, and diverse populations or health conditions. (Gentile)
Speakers and Moderator
Kathryn Gentile, MS, CPT, ACSM-CEP, CDCES
Director of Exercise Physiology 
Integrated Diabetes Services 
Roeland Middelbeek, MD, MSc 
Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Joslin Diabetes Center


Maria Vamvini, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Research Associate 
Joslin Diabetes Center
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ABIM-MOC Point
1 ACPE Credit
1 ANCC Credit
1 AAPA Credit
1 CDR Credit
1 COP Credit
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