Category Archives: sports

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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#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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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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Diabetes Marathon Man

I have been into long distance running to support and help inspire people with diabetes for over 7 years now. Until recent times, the often words I heard regarding my extreme challenges were ‘impossible’, ‘plucky’, ‘risky’… heck even ‘foolhardy’ – … Continue reading

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Diabetes Awareness in Sport

The instant fear I had as an 8 year old after my diagnosis to type 1 diabetes was: CAN I STILL PLAY SPORTS!!??? For as far as I was concerned I was gonna be the next Sir Geoff Hurst, in … Continue reading

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Bas van de Goor

Happy first ‘Blue Friday’ of the year for diabetes – although Blue Fridays is known as a November awareness event ahead of World Diabetes Day, those of us like myself who have diabetes live with diabetes every day; so every … Continue reading

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#OurD Our Diabetes TweetChat

Tuesday evenings are the nights to get on the Twitter scene for the Diabetes Online Community (#DOC)! Our Diabetes (@OurDiabetes) started up earlier this week and will be active every Tuesday evening between 8pm-9pm with a live TweetChat on various … Continue reading

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GBR Nutrition – Official Sponsors of the GBR 30/30 Challenge

I’d like to say a massive thanks to GBR Nutrition for all the support in being sponsors to my GBR 30/30 Challenge this November. It is greatly appreciated! Check out www.gbrnutrition.com and see some great offers on Nutritional Supplements for athletes … Continue reading

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The Olympic Torch Relay

Thursday 19th July 2012 will be a day I will remember for the rest of my life… The London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay. When the games were announced to be in London for this memorable year back in 2005, I … Continue reading

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Professional Advice: Diabetes and Endurance

How to control Diabetes levels when facing hard Endurance challenges With a big challenge ahead of World Diabetes Day 2012 in the planning stages and to soon be announced, the best solution in terms of diabetes control through an endurance challenge … Continue reading

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