College of Health Professions (CHP)
Date of Last Revision
Dietetics - Coordinated Program
Number of Credits
Bachelor of Science
Date of Expected Graduation
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.
Honors Faculty Advisor
Fisher, Shelby, "Exercise and Physical Activity in Individuals with Type 1 Diabetes" (2020). Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects. 1031.