2008 – Complete Program Design for Diabetes

Intermediate / Lecture


Chicago, IL / Friday, November 8, 2019 – 1:00-3:00 pm – 2.0 credit hours

(Classroom: 1:00-3:00 pm)


Faculty: Eduardo Netto, MS


COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Learn the fundamentals of designing exercise programs for people with diabetes. Understand the causes, classifications and pathophysiology of diabetes along with the therapies used to control it. Exercise design includes screening procedures, potential hazards and precautions, and action to take when symptoms appear. Understand the physiological, psychological and cultural issues impacting disease management. Learn fundamental, factual and practical information for helping clients change their eating habits, along with ideas for exercise program design.



1)    Examine land and water exercise programs for people with diabetes.

2)    Determine physical activity goals, along with exercise and weight management recommendations for diabetic individuals.

3)    Establish guidelines for prescribing exercise in diabetic individuals.


FACULTY:  Eduardo Netto, MS, is the Fitness Director of the Body Tech Health Club in Brazil and has a master’s degree in human motricity. He is an international presenter and well-respected fitness professional and consultant in Brazil. He has published books, DVDs and a CD-ROM on fitness programs.