Chapter 27. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Sport

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Katherine E. Iscoe and
  2. Michael C. Riddell

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch27

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Iscoe, K. E. and Riddell, M. C. (2007) Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Sport, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch27

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255



  • diabetes mellitus;
  • blood lipid;
  • clinical aspects;
  • insulin therapy;
  • diabetic pathology


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Classification, Diagnosis, and Management

  • Exercise Benefits and Guidelines

  • Impact of Diabetes on Fitness and Performance

  • Sports Selection

  • Fuel Metabolism and Mechanisms of Glucose Regulation during Exercise

  • Practical Considerations for the Clinical Management of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Athletic Youth

  • Conclusions and Future Research Directions

  • References