Live interview: "the Athletic Diabetic" with Gary Scheiner, CDE

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Live interview: "the Athletic Diabetic" with Gary Scheiner, CDE

Time: March 18, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: TuDiabetes homepage
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Event Type: live interview, videochat
Organized By: Emily Coles
Latest Activity: Mar 26, 2014

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Bring your toughest diabetes questions!!  Gary is up for a challenge.

Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist.  He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Diabetes Exercise & Sports Association, American Diabetes Association, and Setebaid diabetes camps; and serves on the faculty of Children With Diabetes.  Gary teaches and art and science of blood-glucose balancing to people with diabetes throughout the world from his private practice, Integrated Diabetes Services as well as through his online school of higher learning for insulin users, Type 1 University.


Join us on the homepage of TuDiabetes for a live presentation and question-and-answer session with 
Gary Scheiner, founder of 
Integrated Diabetes Services and author of 
Think Like a Pancreas, 
The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting, and now Until there is a Cure: the Latest and Greatest in Diabetes Self-Care

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Comment by Gayle Kodimer Mckenna on March 18, 2014 at 1:05pm

has it started? dont see it yet???

Comment by Nyadach on March 18, 2014 at 12:30pm

Questions: Is there a set way to calculate cortisol release after exercise, even more so after extended exercise?

As someone who follows the adapted Burke dietary (>10-12 guides for carrying food while exercising, I can find it hard some times to carry enough fuel. Any recommendations above the use of my current own mix of energy/electrolyte drinks on this and shot blox (cliff bar's gels in a easily eatable block). Other than arranged fuel stops?

Comment by Marie B on March 18, 2014 at 10:27am

yes it will be from 4PM to 5 Eastern. I think the focus is going to be on athletic type1s. hope you join us, no matter what type of d you are, always informative to hear from Gary.

Comment by Type 1 Diabetes Lounge on March 18, 2014 at 10:15am

Too bad I can't access this conversation I responded to. I waited after registering but nothing happened!

Comment by lisa on March 17, 2014 at 6:50pm

will you talk about the thyroid-diabetes connection? will be 4-5pm EST?

Comment by lisa on March 17, 2014 at 6:48pm

Comment by ekp290340 on March 17, 2014 at 10:14am
I recently found and confirmed a drawback of Metformin - it reduces your energy by interfering with your intracellular respiratory cycle - the body's powerhouses. This is recorded in medical science. Further, I did a Challenge, De-challenge, Re-challenge (CDR) test for adverse drug reaction. I felt better without Metformin.

This may be because Metformin depends on an excess of bodily energy, but since I also have the signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism, I don't have energy to spare. Further, I also understand that once my hypothyroidism symptoms are properly cared for my borderline diabetes will resolve itself. This is reasonable since ATP, the intracellular energy transporter, activates the insulin receptors and AMPK. Metform activates AMPK via some other path.

Have a great day, Eric

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