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Find exercise with Type 1 Diabetes confusing, frustrating, overwhelming, frightening, distressing? ...It needn't be!

exT1D.com.au combines smart instructional design with a range of multi-media to produce a rich learning experience that will help you convert exercise fear to fun… confusion to confidence and feel in control

  • Get information and answers you won’t get elsewhere
  • Access quality education anytime, anywhere, on any device
  • Learn and ask questions without fear of embarrassment
  • Increase your understanding and ask better questions of your care teams
Purchase VIP Insider Subscription

5 steps to exercise success with Type 1 Diabetes

  1. 1.

    What happens to my body when I exercise?

    Understand the basic physiology of how your body manages energy storage & expenditure relative to having Type 1 Diabetes.

  2. 2.

    Understand why different exercise types and intensities cause different blood glucose responses and develop management strategies to suit.

    Understand the basic physiology of how your body manages energy storage & expenditure relative to having Type 1 Diabetes.

  3. 3.

    How much Insulin should I use.. and when?

    Know why the amount of insulin and the timing of delivery is critical for exercise success - Understand how to adjust insulin to prevent hypoglycaemia, hyperglycaemia as well as big swings in blood glucose levels.

  4. 4.

    Nutrition - What, when and why?

    Understand the fundamentals of carb intake before, during and after exercise - Understand how to adjust carb intake to prevent hypoglycaemia, hyperglycaemia as well as big swings in blood glucose levels.

  5. 5.

    Tools for Action

    Utilise a set of online tools and calculators specifically developed to better plan, trial and review your exercise activities.

Video Consultations

Sometimes it takes a two-way conversation to drill down and find solutions to Type 1 exercise challenges. exT1D founder Allan Bolton loves a chat and he is full of solutions that people without diabetes would never think of.

  • Skype, FaceTime, Google
  • People with Type 1 Diabetes & parents
  • Diabetes Health Care Professionals
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Professional Speaking

Allan is a popular presenter choice on exercise and type 1 diabetes at professional scientific meetings, professional development workshops for Diabetes Educators as well as community groups of people living with Type 1 Diabetes and their families.

  • ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting 2008 & 2011
  • Australian Paediatric Society
  • Sports Dietitians Australia
  • Exercise & Sports Science Australia Conference and 7th Sports Dietitians Australia update: Research to Practice
  • Exercise Physiologists
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