Jane Yardley

University of Alberta

Jane Yardley, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Physical Education at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Faculty in Camrose, Alberta. In completing her doctoral degree at the University of Ottawa, Jane was the first person to study the acute effects of resistance exercise (weight lifting) on blood glucose in patients with type 1 diabetes. She now has almost 15 years’ experience in recruiting and testing patients with type 1 diabetes in exercise studies. Dr. Yardley is a co-author of the 2016 American Diabetes Association Position Statement on Diabetes and Exercise/Physical Activity. Her recent work has focused on sex-related differences in blood glucose responses to exercise in people with type 1 diabetes, and how fasting affects blood glucose during different types of exercise. Jane practices what she preaches by cycling and running in the summer, cross-country skiing in the winter, and (of course) enjoying resistance exercise year-round!

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Symposium 17: Moving is Management: Benefits of Exercise in Chronic Disease

Point Sainte-Anne D

Friday, November 4, 2022 @ 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

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