This presentation will focus on preparation as it is of the utmost importance in the cases of athletes with special dietary concerns. Nutrition can make or break the performance for any athletes however those diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus require specific acknowledgement by their health care providers.  Certified athletic trainers should be familiar with the signs and symptoms of hyper/hypoglycemia  and have a plan of action should a medical emergency occur.

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Managing Diabetes in Athletes (2015)