Diabetes Exercise Class in Adelaide
How does exercise help diabetes?
The diabetes exercise class aims to improve the health of people with type 1 or 2 Diabetes. At Pro Exercise SA, our diabetes exercise classes consist of cardiovascular, range of motion and resistance training at a moderate level under the supervision of an Exercise Physiologist. For Diabetics, exercise has proven to:
- Improve blood glucose levels
- Assist weight loss
- Promote glucose absorption
- Decrease blood pressure
- Decrease lipid levels
- Reduce the psychological stress involved with diabetes
- Reduce the overall burden of diabetes
How do I start?
All clients at Pro Exercise must be assessed before commencing a group program. This includes recording a comprehensive patient history, identifying individual goals and preparing the patient for an appropriate group program. The assessment will also determine the patient’s suitability for group services.
Bookings are essential and can be made at reception.
Option 1 – Medicare Funded Attendance: Diabetic patients are entitled to 1 initial consultation and 8 group sessions with an Exercise Physiologist fully funded via Medicare. A valid referral from your General Practitioner is required.
Option 2 – Private Funding: If not funded through Medicare, classes cost $20.00 (Concession $17.50) per attendance and can be funded through private health insurance if eligible.
What to bring
Ensure you wear comfortable clothing. Please bring a towel.