Category Archives: Diathlete

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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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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#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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DiAthlete Ghana Tour Preview

ACCRA & CAPE COAST 12th – 20th October 2015 Date Event Location 12th October Travel Date, arrive in Accra London – Lisbon – Accra 13th October Explore Day! The Diathlete will go on a wander.. Accra 14th October 25km Accra … 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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Spring Tour

As we come into the Summer Season in the UK (despite this random hot-cold weather) I reflect back on a great ‘Spring Tour’ with DiAthlete, dishing out some type 1 motivation and getting back into endurance challenges! From late April … Continue reading

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DiAthlete Running Notes

“Having type 1 diabetes certainly makes running exciting!” I had a training run this afternoon and went at it with a good pace, shorter distance. Good to be back running, although no upcoming races and, as yet, no confirmed major … Continue reading

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Type 1 Diabetes and Sport!

Recently on the DiAthlete Facebook Page I shared information ‘from the horse’s mouth’ on my experiences and knowledge regarding type 1 diabetes and the effects in sports and exercise. Through Aerobic and Anaerobic exercises, there are different occurrences that can … Continue reading

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Running with Diabetes

Running is the ultimate competitive hobby, even for those not intending to compete. From taking on races in actual competitions, 100ms like Usain Bolt, relays, 5kms, 10kms, marathons… to going for casual runs in general, there is always a purpose: … Continue reading

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15th DiAversary

2015: a new year, a new start… well, kind of. I am still going to be living every day with diabetes, of course, there’s no retirement from that just yet. In fact I’d much prefer to rewrite that opening phrase … Continue reading

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