An insight into Diabetes and exercise

Join us as we unpack the topic of diabetes and benefits of exercise in diabetes with Andrew Heilbrunn, the head Biokineticist (Exercise specialist) at the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology.

About our keynote speaker:

Andrew Heilbrunn
Director CDE Fitness
Diabetes Educator
Head Biokineticist Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology

Since qualifying with an honours degree in Human movement Sciences from Wits University and then an honours degree in Biokinetics from the University of Pretoria in 1993, Andrew has been the head Biokineticist at the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology for the past 25 years.

Andrew regularly presents lectures both locally and abroad on the benefits of exercise in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity and osteoporosis. He has also authored numerous exercise related articles in medical and patient journals, including the current exercise and diabetes guidelines for the Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes South Africa (SEMDSA).

“My passion throughout my career has always been to motivate people with various pathologies to take up some form of regular activity as their treatment foundation, because the benefits of regular activity are significant.”

27 November 2020

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