Category Archives: diabetes

Talking About Diabetes

#TADtalk2017 Talking about diabetes? One thing is for sure in my personal life, every day, one way or another, I am always bloody talking about diabetes. The difference is, it seldom is in a bad tone – so maybe minus … Continue reading

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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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Bloods and Booze

You’ll never hear me say, “sorry lads, I am not coming out-out tonight, I’ve got diabetes.” Not unless I’ve got a date lined up which I don’t want friends to know about, and am seeking an excuse. Whilst ‘playing the D-Card’ … Continue reading

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Underdog Spirit

You know when you see those houses which have warning signs up because the owner has a dog? Well I do not own a dog, however, I was contemplating putting a beware of the underdog sign up in my doorway. … Continue reading

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Finding your Confidence and Living Life to the Fullest

Jillian Rippolone comes from Long Island, New York and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1997 at the age of 9. I caught up with her for a Team DiAthlete chat about her life with t1 diabetes and ‘finding … Continue reading

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Euro Tour preview

This week I will embark upon quite a packed schedule with many travels and not so much rest. I look forward to every moment of it! The goal of this upcoming DiAthlete European Tour is to directly reach a number … Continue reading

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Tax for Tat

The DiAthlete’s view on the Chancellor’s Sugar Tax Chancellor George Osborne has announced in his 2016 budget that there is to be a new UK levy on soft drinks – a sugar-tax imposed in a bid to tackle childhood obesity and … Continue reading

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The Dia-Legends Club

You know when you see these people from all over the diabetes world on the social network and you think that person is cool, I love them, lets follow them – not in the stalker way it sounds, I promise, … Continue reading

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