College

College of Health Professions (CHP)

Date of Last Revision

2020-05-04 14:21:45

Major

Dietetics - Coordinated Program

Honors Course

7760 499

Number of Credits

2

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2020

Abstract

This paper will investigate, describe, and discuss the challenges that youth and adult athletes with Type 1 Diabetes face in order to successfully perform in sports while maintaining their health treatment goals. This paper will also describe how these challenges are overcome and this paper will share individual experiences from both adults and youth who have Type 1 Diabetes. This paper will describe meal management with sport, blood glucose monitoring with sport, medication management with sport, and interaction with the healthcare team and the athlete. This paper will also investigate the school personnel’s involvement in regard to assisting the athlete with Type 1 Diabetes during practice and play.

Research Sponsor

Michelle Boltz

First Reader

Kathy Schupp

Second Reader

Dawn Scott

Honors Faculty Advisor

Christin Seher

Honors Signature Page- Shelby Fisher.doc (40 kB)
Signature Page

Honors Proposal- Shelby Fisher.pdf (126 kB)
Original Approved Proposal

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