Exercise has been shown to improve the management of both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and also improve the prevention of Type 2 Diabetes. This webinar with discuss the current exercise guidelines and importantly review some of the evidence that has contributed to these guidelines. Additionally, comorbidities and associated contraindications to exercise of diabetes as well as the impact of diabetes medications will be examined.
The recording is of a webinar presented by ESSA on 4 December 2014.
On the background of an undergraduate degree in Human Movement Studies in Exercise Science, Matthew Hordern went on to study a PhD in Human Movement Studies and Medicine at The University of Queensland. He evaluated the effect of exercise prescription on heart function and glycaemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. During his PhD, Matthew presented his work nationally and internationally and was awarded several young investigator awards as well as The Warren Walsh Memorial Award. In addition, he has contributed to the literature in his field publishing 10 articles in peer-reviewed journals including authoring exercise guidelines for diabetes for Exercise & Sport Science Australia and the American Heart Association. After his PhD, Matthew worked as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow with the School of Medicine at The University of Queensland before going on to complete a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne in 2013. He currently works as a doctor at Peninsula Health and will continue his training towards becoming a Physician at Western Health next year.
Presented by Dr Matthew Hordern
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