Type 2 Diabetes Exercise Prevention Program
THE SILENT KILLER
Did you know that 1 in 4 Victorian adults have type 2 diabetes? And many of them never find out until it’s sometimes TOO LATE!
The problem is that many people don’t even know they are at risk.
Chances are that if you’re not at risk then your friend, spouse or colleague may be.
Should you be alarmed?
YES! Diabetes is Australia’s fastest growing chronic disease.
What you may not know is that people with diabetes are 4x more likely to develop heart disease.
What are the warning signs of diabetes?
- You’re overweight
- You’re over 40 years old
- You eat too many sugary and fatty foods
- You lead a sedentary lifestyle
- You have a family history of diabetes
If you have any of the above risk factors then you may be at risk and it’s time to take action.
Unless timely action is taken, the long term complication of diabetes includes blindness, limb amputation and heart attack..
GOOD NEWS: Type 2 Diabetes is preventable IF you address the causes in time!
Poor lifestyle choices cause a defect in insulin action / production which creates a perfect environment for Type 2 Diabetes and other diseases.
If you’re guilty of leading a sedentary lifestyle, indulging in artery-clogging fatty foods, and not taking care of yourself like you should then you’re at risk.
The REALITY is that if you are at risk then this problem won’t go away, it will only worsen unless you are proactive and take action now.
Scientific exercise program
to PREVENT the onset of diabetes!
As you know PREVENTION is better than a cure, so the sooner you start taking action the sooner the risk of developing diabetes and other diseases.
A DRUG FREE way of preventing diabetes…….
Type 2 Diabetes Exercise Prevention Program has been scientifically designed for individuals at high risk of developing diabetes.
This program is all about producing a lasting change…
In just 1-hour/week, over the next 8 weeks, you will receive the latest exercise and lifestyle education to enable you to prevent the onset of diabetes.
Diabetes is a serious disease and thus it requires expert supervision. That’s why each class is conducted under the close supervision of an Accredited Exercise Physiologist who will ensure you get maximum benefit in a safe environment.
An exercise physiologist (EP) is NOT the same as a sports coach, fitness trainer or personal trainer. Exercise Physiologists are 4-year University qualified allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioral modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases like diabetes.
As part of this 8-week program our qualified EP will provide you and the other participants with a physical activity and behavior change program to ensure you get real, tangible health benefits.
No guesswork – all science
How do you get real tangible health benefits in just 8 short weeks?
The secret lies in the unique nature of this program.
This Type 2 Diabetes Exercise Prevention Program is a scientific fully-supervised hands-on program. As part of the program you will receive a detailed report on your improvements and achievements so that you can track your progress and results.
The report will include a number of outcome measures aimed at guiding each participant through their stage of change.
Here’s just a short list of benefits you’ll receive from participating in this program:
- Progress tracking worksheets
- Body composition analysis
- Daily blood glucose monitoring (recorded in a graph)
- Food diary (completed daily)
- 8 educational topics including:
- Diabetes- the basics
- Self-monitoring of blood glucose; smoking and alcohol
- Benefits of exercise for diabetes
As you can see, this is a completely hands-on program. It needs to be, as diabetes is too serious to be treated lightly. If you take timely action then you should be able to prevent it.
There is no time to waste…
As part of the program you’ll also have access to a qualified EP so you can leverage his expertise to gain maximum health benefits.
Tailor-made especially for you
This scientific program is customised to the unique medical and health needs of each individual participant. Meaning, you won’t be just going through some exercises. An accredited and experienced EP will work together with you to pick those exercises that will have the most dramatic difference on your body.
The exercises will be tailored to your fitness levels, age, size, body shape and a handful of other critical factors that are totally unique to you.
What makes this program unique is that it is ‘diabetes specialists’ working with the specific goal of reducing your risks of developing diabetes before it’s too late.
We realise that to make this a lasting change your General Practitioner (GP) who knows your health history is a critical part of this transformation.
That’s why we’ll report your progress back to your GP both at the beginning and at the end of this 8 week program.
Here are just some of the benefits that you can expect from the program.
Type 2 Diabetes Exercise Prevention Program will assist you:
- Reduce your blood glucose levels
- Improve your diabetic control (HbA1c)
- Drug Free
- Lose weight
- Improve your fitness and strength
- Take control of your life!
- Gain an increased awareness about the causes and consequences of diabetes as well as strategies to improve/ prevent diabetes
- Understand how to replace unhealthy habits with healthy habits
- Learn healthier behaviors to improve/prevent diabetes
- Increase your cardiovascular fitness
- Experience real strength gains
- Become more flexible
- Improve your quality of life
- Reduce risk of cardiovascular disease
- And MORE!
A supportive and friendly environment
We also provide a supportive and friendly environment to ensure your health and lifestyle goals are met.
Every participant will be just like you – starting with the same goal in mind.
You will be surrounded with like-minded people who have the same goal, fitness level and health problem just like you. That will put you at ease and help you focus on getting the results you want.
With the same goal in mind, the other participants will feel motivated to help and support you along the way. A spirit of mutual cooperation and support!
Each participant will receive a high amount of supervision to facilitate their progression to achieve real results. Your EP will be there by your side to ensure you exercise correctly and safely..
If you’re at risk of developing diabetes and considering the long term health consequences take action immediately.
If this disease progresses to insulin dependance you will be facing daily injections.
Why wait when this program could be just what you need right now and is Medicare reimbursable!
It is a small investment…especially since YOUR health is extremely important.
The government will pay you
to get your blood sugar under control!
This program is partially Medicare-subsidised when you are referred to the program by your General Practitioner (GP). Hover your mouse here to learn how to obtain a referral.
Here’s a basic breakdown of what the program entails:
1-hr initial consultation – $65.30 Medicare rebate.
1-hr group session – $16.80 Medicare rebate.
45-min follow up consultation – $60
A small gap is charged for each service.
Get started today
Chances are that your health is important to you and you can’t wait to get started. We have made this program affordable to make it easy for people just like you to take control of your health.
Personal trainers charge anywhere between $80 – $200 for a 1-hr consultation. But a personal trainer doesn’t hold the qualifications needed to deal with your disease.
As part of this program you will get more than 8 hours of hands-on time with a qualified and experienced EP.
‘Exercise is the best Medicine…(IF)’
Exercise is often the best medicine if the exercises are safe, effective, and supervised.
DON’T WAIT UNTIL medication becomes part of your daily routine.
This special program will not only assist you prevent diabetes but also help reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and high cholesterol.
It will also improve your functional capacity and ability to perform activities.
You need a qualified, experienced exercise physiologist if you want to reduce the onset of diabetes naturally.
The good news is that through lifestyle modification and the incorporation of exercise, 60% of all case of Type 2 diabetes are preventable. Of course, the longer you wait, the harder it becomes to address your condition.
This program has a limitation!
Due to the personal nature of the program and the strict supervision required by participants during the sessions, we must limit the number of participants to only 8 individuals.
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How to be referred
Clients are eligible for a referral through their GP which will include 8 Medicare subsidised group sessions and a 1 hour initial assessment.
Clients are also welcome to attend our service as private clients. Your GP will complete a referral form called ‘Allied Health Group Services under Medicare for patients with type 2 diabetes’. Contact us at Inspire Fitness on ph: 9857 3007 for more detail.
A client was recently referred to our Diabetes Program after being diagnosed with pre- diabetes by his GP. Since his referral the client has completed two lots of our 8- week program as well as 2 individual sessions (under the Medicare funded EPC program).
In the initial assessment it was found that the client also had high blood pressure and high cholesterol and had recently started a home exercise program consisting of walking and riding an exercise bike. Goals were set with the client which included improving blood glucose levels, decreasing cholesterol and waist circumference, and increasing muscle mass.
The client was a very active participant in our group programs, completing his own research on diabetes and providing some very valuable information to other members in the group. He also modified his diet and followed a eating plan to accompany his home exercise program.
After participating in the program for 16 weeks the client achieved exceptional results which included losing 13kgs, decreasing his waist circumference by over 15cms and reducing his blood pressure. The client also improved his cardiovascular fitness from average to excellent and maintained blood glucose readings within a normal range. Furthermore the client made positive changes to his body composition which included losing over 10% of body fat and increasing muscle mass by over 7%.
The client was extremely motivated to prevent the onset of diabetes and plans to keep improving his muscle mass to ensure he maintains normal blood glucose levels.