My wife--Ashely Alker, MD--and I atop a mountain in Sequoia National Forest.

About Active Diabetes
About Active Diabetes


Active Diabetes is a resource for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. This site is full of knowledge from leaders in diabetes. However, these materials are generalized. Please discuss what you learn here with your diabetes team before integrating into your diabetes management. Need a diabetes team? Education and coaching services are available upon request. Enjoy!



About Me

My name is Matt Schoenherr; I was diagnosed with diabetes in 1993 at four years old. I’m a Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist and Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). From weekend warriors to college athletes, I’ve helped people living with diabetes improve their glucose control to meet their life goals.


I am Medtronic's most referred educator for 670G in San Diego. I‘ve coached many users to effectively and efficiently manage their diabetes through the new system. For education in San Diego and around the world contact me at

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