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Nutrition for the Athlete With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Volpe, Stella Lucia Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., FACSM

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: May-June 2008 - Volume 12 - Issue 3 - p 33-35
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e318170482a

Nutrition for the Athlete With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.

Stella Lucia Volpe, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., FACSM, is an associate professor and the Miriam Stirl Term Endowed Chair in Nutrition in the Division of Biobehavioral and Health Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. She is a member of the Gatorade Sports Nutrition Board. Her degrees are both in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, and she also is ACSM Exercise Specialist® certified. Dr. Volpe's research focuses on obesity and diabetes prevention, using traditional interventions, mineral supplementation, and more recently, by altering the environment to result in greater physical activity and healthy eating. Dr. Volpe is an associate editor of ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®.

© 2008 American College of Sports Medicine