Friday Jun 07, 2024

How to talk about exercise with Diabetes patients. PACC series EP#554

Physical activity and exercise is known to be beneficial for individuals with both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. This podcast is another in the BJSM and PACC series which looks to help health care professionals who are looking to have more conversations with patients about physical activity in long term conditions. 

Nusrat Kausar is a dietician who sits on the BDA specialist groups for Sports and Exercise Nutrition and Exercise in diabetes. She has a wealth of experience in discussion physical activity with this patient group and in providing education for others to do so. She joins Dr Dan Fitzpatrick, a Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, to discuss this crucial area.

The Physical Activity Clinical Champions or PACC programme is a national project delivering physical activity education to professionals working in healthcare to help get patients more physically active. It was previously being led by public health England as part of the moving healthcare professionals programme and funded by the national lottery & Sport England and is now being led by a consortium of The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine, The Advance Wellbeing Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University and Intelligent Health and is being re-designed with new resources. This podcast forms part of a series to support physical activity education for professionals working in healthcare. For anyone you would like to get involved with PACC project then please do email us at 

Resources discussed


Type 1 - 

Digibete -

Team Type One Style -


Diabetes UK - Type 1 events -


The Glucose Never Lies -

Diabetes Chat -


Type 2 - 

The 5s -

Diabetes UK - , ,

NHS exercise links -,

Other exercise videos -  


General education - 

Updating general diabetes knowledge - , ,

DSN forum -

Diabetes NNF - 

Diabetes Professional Conference -

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