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Diabetes Professional Care
15-16 November 2023, Olympia London

The UK's leading event for the entire team involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes and its related conditions.

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Low carb diets in type 1 sport

16 Nov 2023
Nutrition & Lifestyle Clinic

Type 1 diabetes presents management challenges for those with type 1 diabetes who engage in physical activity. There are such a wide variety of sports with unique physical demands that clinicians need general principles for managing this condition. This talk provides an overview of type 1 metabolism and examines algorithms for high-carbohydrate and ketogenic lifestyles in a demanding sporting setting.

Learning outcomes:

  • Current facts about type 1 diabetes management
  • Why physical activity is an important tool for glucose control
  • Preparation for physical activity, planning and equipment
  • Decision-making challenges presented by having type 1 diabetes
  • Comparison of two dietary choices in sport.
Speakers
Dr Ian Lake, General Practitioner - Aspen Medical Practice

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