Now in a fully revised and updated 2nd edition, editing and written by leading experts in the field, this comprehensive and practical textbook, Diabetes and Exercise: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Implementation brings together the latest guidelines and recommendations on the benefits of exercise and physical activity in the management of diabetes and its complications, providing both the practitioner and researcher with evidence-based information that is both theoretically and clinically useful. Part 1 sets the stage by discussing the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. The physiological effects of exercise in type 2 diabetes are covered in part 2, covering molecular mechanisms, sex differences, adiposity, cardiovascular consequences, and musculoskeletal changes. Part 3 addresses practical issues that are essential in order to safely engage patients with diabetes in exercise-related research protocols and clinical programs, including DPP and LOOK Ahead, behavioral changes, nutrition, and guidelines for exercise testing. The final section examines special considerations for exercise in people with diabetes, such as those with cardiac issues, neuropathy, and peripheral artery disease.
Taken together, Diabetes and Exercise, 2nd Edition (PDF) brings together the latest information and thought leaders in the field to create a unique and useful etextbook for all researchers, clinicians, and therapists working to integrate physical activity into their management strategies for the increasing number of diabetic patients.