Category Archives: Diabetes Management

Trail-Race in Diabetes’ Face!

Over the weekend I was in Transylvania, the home of Dracula, contrasting weather conditions, warm-welcoming people, beautiful women and most importantly the type 1 diabetes association called ASCOTID! Ascotid were hosting a conference in marking their 10th anniversary of being … Continue reading

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Olympic Levels

We just had the Olympic Games in Rio and very soon the Paralympics are to follow! We see athletes who have trained for 4 years solid get the opportunity on the world scene to give everything they’ve got – and … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate

I’m well overdue a post, given that in the last number of months with DiAthlete I’ve operated a successful Eastern European tour – which got approx 700 people out running with me whilst reaching type 1 diabetes communities in Budapest, … Continue reading

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Adrenaline vs Humidity

Our duty in living with type 1 diabetes is to do the best we can to manage our own blood glucose levels; not such an easy challenge when our bodies fail to produce a key hormone called insulin. Everybody has a … Continue reading

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#TeamDiAthlete Interview with Ben Coker

Gillingham 1-1 Southend United, Ben Coker post match about his diabetes and playing the beautiful game: Ben Coker was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 15, where the symptoms came on following being knocked unconscious during a … Continue reading

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#TeamDiAthlete Interview with Chris Pennell

Professional Rugby and Type 1 Diabetes Chris Pennell has lived with type 1 diabetes for nearly 10 years and it doesn’t stop him from playing professional Rugby Union in the English Aviva Premiership for the first team of Worcester Warriors – where he has … Continue reading

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Bear Grylls Survivor Race

On Sunday I endured the Bear Grylls Ultimate Survivor Race at Trent Park in Hertfordshire, North London. A while ago I saw that JDRF UK were looking for a few supporters to participate in the event and in considering it, … Continue reading

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mHealth Grand Tour 2015 Preview

Next week on 2nd September I will be catching the Eurostar and heading over to Brussels, where the following day, as part of Team GSMA, I will be embarking on a journey to cycle from there to Geneva in the … Continue reading

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DiAshes

Cricket and Type 1 Diabetes The Ashes series is back! England Vs Australia in the cricket. Now perhaps the game of cricket isn’t the most popularly played sport in the entire world today, not even over here in England, however, … Continue reading

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Active Education

Today I endured a long distance training run, which stretched over 15 miles on a fairly hilly route into the nearby, more country, areas. It was an old route I always used to take on when preparing myself in the … Continue reading

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