Diabetes & Exercise: What Every Fitness Professional Should Know

by: Matthew J. Aguilera and Len Kravitz, PhD

Exercise is a safeguard against the disease, especially type 2.

Diabetes affects nearly one-tenth of the U.S. popula- tion—a widening epidemic with more than 5,000 new cases per day and an economic cost of $245 billion per year (ADA 2013).

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 11, Issue 9

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About the Authors

Matthew J. Aguilera

Matthew J. Aguilera IDEA Author/Presenter

Len Kravitz, PhD

Len Kravitz, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter

Len Kravitz, PhD, is the program coordinator of exercise science and a researcher at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where he recently won the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award. Len w...