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ACE Offers Tips for Exercising Safely with Diabetes According to ACE, there is a right way and a wrong way to embark on an ex Sercise paferlogray with Diabetes ng to ACE


ACE Offers Tips for Exercising m. But for the millions of children and adults with diabetes


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specific recommendations for your workout and be alert for symptoms of low blood sugar • Individuals with type 1 diabetes should also carry a light snack that is high


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in carbohydrates in case energy is needed immediately Exercise is at the forefront in the prevention, control and treatment of diabe-


Exercise is at the forefront in the prevention, control and treatment of dia- betes. ACE provides quality continuing education and specialized training for ttes. ACE provides quality co tinuing educat on and specialized training for fi t- ness professionals, including adv nced training to work with individuals with


fietsness professionals, including advanced training to work with individuals with diabetes, so that everyone can live their most fit lives. diabetes, so that everyone can live their most fit lives.


diabetes, so that everyone can live their most fi t lives.


. ACE provides quality continuing education and specialized tra ning for fit- ness professionals, including advanced training to work with individuals with


in carbohydrates in case energy is needed immediately Exercise is at the forefront in the prevention, control and treatment of diabe-


Advise coaches and fitness instructors of your condition so they can make specifi c recommendations for your workout and be alert for symptoms of low


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n Nording to ACE, there is a right way and a wrong way to embark on an exer- cciise prrogram. But for the millions of children and adults with diabetes in North blood sugar levels for hours, sometimes up to 24 hours for vigorous activity. B it an effective way to control blood sugar levels. It can lower blood sugar levels f evere hypoglycemia can lead to unconsciousness, seizures, coma and even (reath. That’s why ACE advises individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to lake the following precautions:


ere is a right way and a wrong way to embark on an exer-


ogram. But for the millions of children and adults with diabetes in North America, that distinction is even greater. Exercise uses glucose as a fuel, making


viduals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to take the following precautions: • Always check with a physician prior to beginning a physical activity pro-


gram, and return regularly to assess the diabetic complications • Monitor your glucose before and after exercise to understand how you re- spond to certain types of activities


condition • Advise coaches and fitness instructors of your condition so they can ma• Advise coaches and fi tness instructors of your condition so they can make


• Exercise with a partner and wear an ID bracelet indicating your diabetic


FitnessFind.ca Launches


FitnessFind.ca Launches FitnessFind.ca is a new online directory


FitnessFind.ca is a new online directory of fitness facilities in Canada developed by Brian Gilbank, former executive director of Fitness Industry Canada. The site was cre- ated to help individuals find and access the right fitness facility for their needs, as well as to promote healthy and active lifestyles. In addition to the website, fitness consum- ers can also download mobile applications for iPhone-, iPad- and Google Android- powered devices.


FitnessFind.ca is a new online directory of fi tness facilities in Canada developed by Brian Gilbank, former executive director of Fitness Industry Canada. The site was cre- ated to help individuals fi nd and access the right fi tness facility for their needs, as well as to promote healthy and active lifestyles. In addition to the website, fi tness consum- ers can also download mobile applications for iPhone-, iPad- and Google Android- powered devices.


Club owners can claim an existing listing by visiting www.fitnessfind.ca/claim, or a free new listing can be added on the sign- up page at www.fitnessfind.ca/signup.


of fitness facilities in Canada developed by Brian Gilbank, former executive director of Fitness Industry Canada. The site was cre- ated to help individuals find and access the right fitness facility for their needs, as well as to promote healthy and active lifestyles. In addition to the website, fitness consum- ers can also download mobile applications for iPhone-, iPad- and Google Android- powered devices. Club owners can claim an existing list-


Club owners can claim an existing listing by visiting www.fi tnessfi nd.ca/claim, or a free new listing can be added on the sign- up page at www.fi tnessfi nd.ca/signup.


ing by visiting www.fitnessfind.ca/claim, or a free new listing can be added on the sign-up page at www.fitnessfind.ca/signup.


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