Fight Diabetes Course for Professionals – Section 4

Safety

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Resources

For safety guidelines for Urban Poling with diabetes click here

For CDA guidelines on the benefits of physical activity click here

Winter Poling

When walking on snow covered surfaces, remove the rubber tips to expose the carbide tip which will provide better traction.  Add snow baskets to prevent the poles from sinking deep into the snow.
– Mandy Shintani, OT

 

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