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Physical activity and type 1 diabetes

This on-demand webinar is for people with type 1 diabetes who want to learn how to exercise safely. 

Presented by Charlotte Lentfer, accredited practising dietitian.

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After watching this 30-minute webinar, you will:

  • Understand how physical activity can help your diabetes.
  • Be able to describe the difference between physical activity and exercise.
  • Know the different types of exercise and how they affect blood glucose levels.
  • Understand physical activity and exercise recommendations.
  • Get tips on how to include more exercise in your daily routine.
  • Know how to exercise safely and with confidence.
  • Be able to describe what a hypoglycaemia (also known as hypo or low blood glucose) action plan is and what to have in your hypo kit.
  • Know where to go for more information and support.
  • Have the answers to often-asked questions about physical activity and type 1 diabetes.

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Physical activity fact sheet

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