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DTC V CAMP - Exercise Phys 101

Exercise Phys 101 - What You NEED to Know to Stay on Top of Your Game! Featuring Drs Matt Corcoran, Rob Powell, Dessi Zaharieza and Jacob D

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JOIN US and Learn, Train & Connect with Dr. Matt and the Diabetes Training Camp exercise physiology experts - Dr. Rob Powell, Dr. Dessi Zaharieva & Jacob DeBlois on Saturday, January 28th between 10 AM EST - 6PM EST

Together, they will host a fun and informative day filled with tremendous information on exercise and diabetes management to continue to help you live your best life with diabetes.

Highlights include:

  • general fuel metabolism and the fuel metabolism of type 1 diabetes
  • fuel metabolism in different training zones and implications for T1D management
  • research updates including high intensity training
  • optimizing CGM utilization for exercise & sport
  • principles of diabetes management for exercise & sport

Meet Your Phenomenal Team of Experts:


  • Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology and Director of the Diabetes Exercise Center at Marshall University in Huntington, WV.
  • Faculty Coordinator/Coach of the Marshall University Cycling Club to promote both recreational riding and collegiate racing.
  • Received both his MS and his PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh and holds the credentials of Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES), ACSM- Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP), NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Licensed USA Cycling Coach.

Dessi Zaharieva, PHD, CEP, CDCES – thriving with T1D for over 25 years

  • Instructor and Exercise Physiologist currently working in Pediatric Endocrinology at Stanford University.
  • Research focuses on various strategies to improve blood glucose management during exercise, sports, and competition in type 1 diabetes.
  • Also working on implementing exercise education and monitoring physical activity patterns and behaviors in newly diagnosed youth with type 1 diabetes.
  • Second-degree black belt in taekwondo who represented Team Canada for many years and earned a bronze medal at the World Championships in 2013.

Jacob DeBlois – thriving with T1D for over 18 years

  • Studied Exercise Science at Skidmore University and then got his masters in Kinesiology at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Currently a doctoral candidate in Exercise Physiology at Syracuse Univeristy with a research focus on heart disease risk in firefighters, police, and military service members.
  • Trekked to Mt. Everest Basecamp in 2018
  • Avid endurance athlete including marathons, tris, obstacle course runs
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