Nutrition for Diabetes Certification

Course Code:
3 hours
Nutrition for Diabetes Certification
Exams Included:
All major browsers and devices
Delivery method:
Online (In-house also available )
Nutrition for Diabetes
More than 450 million people around the world live with diabetes. Diabetes and obesity often go hand-in-hand. It’s very important to help clients with diabetes lose weight and improve their fitness levels.

Losing weight helps reduce fat stores in the body, and muscle training helps improve insulin resistance. People with diabetes should consider being mindful of what they consume, as proper nutrition can help them achieve their fitness goals faster.

As a fitness trainer, you can help your clients better control and manage their diabetes. By working together with your client’s healthcare team, you can help them enjoy maximum benefits from fitness training. People with diabetes can benefit from a combination of a healthy diet and regular exercise.

It is important for fitness trainers to be aware of how nutrition affects diabetes in different ways.

What You Will Learn in This Course:
The symptoms of diabetes and the differences between Type I and Type II diabetes
The basic principles of nutrition, and how to eat well for health and wellbeing
Nutritional strategies to manage and control blood sugar levels
The effect of different nutrients on blood sugar levels
Foods to include and avoid in the diet
How to help clients with diabetes achieve healthy weight loss and build muscle
The Benefits of Taking This Course:
You can benefit from the ‘Nutrition for Diabetes’ course in several ways:
You will become familiar with how to advise clients with diabetes
You will be able to answer basic questions regarding nutrition for diabetes and the do’s and don’ts in terms of recommended foods
You will be in a better position to work with your clients’ healthcare teams
You will be able to plan and structure workouts around your client’s health requirements
Fitness trainers will often need to work with clients who live with diabetes. It’s a good idea to become more aware of nutrition for diabetes, to obtain a better understanding of your client’s requirements.

Course Modules/Lessons
Module 01: Why Nutrition is Crucial to Fitness
Module 02: The Role of Diet in Managing Diabetes
Module 03: Nutritional Strategies for Diabetes
Module 04: The Effect of Protein, Fats and Sugar on a Diabetic Diet; Weight Loss and Exercise
Module 05: Diabetic Diet for Building Muscle and Sports Performance



Get Regular Updates about The Disability Union

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

%d bloggers like this: