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19.2: Diabetes and the Athlete

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    This article focuses on physical activity and its impact on people with type 2 diabetes. Diabetic athletes should work with their healthcare providers to match their dietary needs with their medications.

     

    This article focuses on the dietary needs of type 1 diabetics. Much of what is discussed in this article is applicable to the type 2 diabetic athlete.