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Vancouver ProgramVancouver DiAthlete and DASH programme with the IDF Young Leaders in Diabetes from all over the globe!

CWD Talk

Mind, Heart, Body and Soul session with Joe Solo at the 2015 Children with Diabetes Conference in Windsor, UK

IDF_2015_highlights088YLD Team at the 5K IDF Race in Vancouver!

Ghana Run 3

With Israel (back), Fred and Issaka (selfie taking) after completing 25km in Accra, Ghana!


Bear Grylls Ultimate Survivor Race. (He’s got nothing on the DiAthlete!)



Swiss Alps, before entering Geneva on #mHealthGT15

IMG_5173Training in the French Alps!  Alpe D’Huez

r7With Matyi and Cristina, IDF Young Leaders in Diabetes from Romania, at the ASCOTID Trail Race in Targu Mures

belf groupActive in the Belfast DiAthlete Programme

CPFCAt Selhurst Park, home of Crystal Palace FC from South London, in the Barclay’s Premier League

Dash to beat t1 event runRunning with some junior diathletes in South Miami, at the ‘Dash to beat type 1’ Marjorie’s Fund fundraiser

john flying

John Sjolund – CEO of Timesulin

t1 dinnerA type 1 dinner in Minneapolis! 

Kyle where fromKyle Rose has type 1, is a great cyclist but doesn’t quite know where he is from…

face paint ukKeeping Her Majesty happy when down under…

Claire Duncan

Claire Duncan, Ironwoman & Triathlete living with type 1

IOW155‘Walk the Wight’ medal. Walk? I ran it

30 30 blood testBlood Sugar situation…


Paul Farrelly, cycled from Portsmouth to Istanbul after diagnosis to type 1 diabetes 


At Telford Athletics Club 

IMG_5160Running up Alpe D’Huez!

Eiffel 1Blood Sugar levels increased through the adrenaline rush of climbing the Eiffel Tower!

Insulin4allSupporting the #Insulin4All campaign. Nobody should go without insulin.

Slovenian FoodHow many carbohydrates?? Eating in Ljubljana, Slovenia! 

Little GavWith Little Gav in Minneapolis! Super Gav is a hero, beating leukodystrophy every day, see www.facebook.com/gavinflyingforacure

Dolphins stadiumMiami Dolphins!

Miami Dolphins CheerleadersTook adolescent type 1s, Dillon and Tyler, to meet the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders! Ernie, Tyler’s ‘type 3’ dad got in on it too!

Wolves FCHigh-Ho Wolverhampton… at Molineaux during 30/30

IMG_3031Bexley Civic Award

rowingRowing with the Vikings! Type 1 legend, Ida Rystad, from Norway, when in Australia…

Circle D‘Circle D’ group in Gravesend, selfie taken by founder Shelley Bennett

ascotid trailPresenting the medals to junior athletes in Targu Mures, Transylvania 

IOW 10 13Young Diathlete eating an Ice Cream after completing the 70 mile challenge of running around the Isle of Wight!

Pump TeamWith the Medtronic UK advocate bloggers in Watford

IMG_0225Diathlete Down Under!!! The coast approaching Semaphore, South Australia, whilst running a 55km challenge for JDRF Australia

10635769_539816502831333_1065506914742712259_n[1]Completing Day 3 of the Manhattan Marathons challenge for Marjorie’s Fund in Long Island, NY

Thanet 2008 finA little pose after running 29 miles in 3 hours 1 minute in Thanet, 2008! 

EiffelUp the Eiffel Tower with my Dexcom on! Mai Oui…

San Fran carWith diabetes friends in San Francisco: Fabiana Couto, who has type 1 and is from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Lucas Fogarty who has type 1 from Berkeley, California and Jasmine Amerasekera from Dallas, Texas / Colombo Sri Lanka, also with type 1. The Type 1 mobil… 

Diathlete NYCManhattan Skyline

Wembley Stadium ukAt Wembley with The Crystals! 

Eton DorneyRowing with Redgrave. Just before capsizing the boat at Eton Dorney… 

IMG_0262Aussie Cousin, Nicole, and a Kuala in Adelaide…

0184Made a friend in Goa, India

IMG_0030With the lovely Marlis Schosser from Austria, when in Melbourne

cycle finish pointWe cycled Somerset! With Gary One-More, my Old Man and Jeff Astle

Support from the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders...

t1tWith Jason Triggs in Melbourne at the Type One Tonight show

IMG_1195Running out of Manhattan with the Marjorie’s Fund team, Dr Jason Baker, Dr Joyce Pape and Dr Sandy Narayanan. 

london 2012 relay 2Had some fans at the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay!

ChampsCheers! In Val D’isere, France #Moet

IOW 10 8With Miranda from Shush and singer Thea Ford at my gig for Diabetes UK in 2010

r6With Momma Rodica, head of the ASCOTID foundation in Targu Mures

BexleyMy childhood nurses, Sarah and Jan

Belfast coachingCoaching the next generation to become Diathletes! In Belfast, Northern Ireland

Diathlete San DiegoThe San Diego sunshine!

Castle CarlisleWith Angel in Carlisle

semaphore finish kidsAt the 55 km Finish in Semaphore, young Jordan Cirocco to my right also has type 1

IMG_0130Diabetes South Australia talk

cycle stop pointGlucose!!

Flying with DiabetesFlying with Diabetes, pilots Karl Beetson and Douglas Cairns

knackeredAfter finishing 30/30! I ran Britain!!!

IOW 10 5A quick rest in 2010 whilst running the Isle of Wight

GrazPeering over Graz, Austria

DRI picA tour of the Diabetes Research Institute, Miami

ExeterWith Grecian the Exeter City FC mascot…

Liverpool FCAnfield, Liverpool FC with Katheryn from DWED (diabetics with eating disorders) 

DSCN0415With support cyclist, Gary One-More before running Hastings to Brighton, 44 miles

yld speakingIDF Young Leaders in Diabetes training

diaRunning the 30/30, John O’Groats to Lands End

IMG_0616London 2012 Olympic Torch Bearer

Last Import - 67With Susan from Timesulin, after completing 44 miles for JDRF in 2012

Diathlete MunichMunich!

montrose startWith the school kids before running in Montrose


27th April gav and mattWith Matt Wood in John O’Groats!

Villa Park GFamily support when in the Midlands, Villa Park

Montrose 1st mileMontrose 1st Mile

MF picDr Jason Baker, founder of Marjorie’s Fund, at Marjorie’s grave in Uganda. Despite not receiving the supplies and treatment she required to survive long term, Marjorie made every effort to educate and support others around her with type 1 diabetes.

5km run5k race with the South Australian Road Running Club

P1010128CFirst run in 2008!

iow runPushing the pain barriers after injury in 2010

NAPA1Borat… Boat party in 2011 (you can live with diabetes)

FlameOlympic Flame!


gav miamiStory Sharing in Miami

Marlins MMarlins!

GG JBDr Jason Baker with Dexcoms, NYC

crossing BBridgeBrooklyn Bridge

Everton FCGoodison Park, Everton FC with fellow type 1, Thomas Jones

Manchester United FC 2On the bench at Old Trafford

1487348_10152463669029517_1513397213_nFinishing in South Australia

IMG_20131111_102024Came to young type 1, Ed’s, school in Bermondsey

type1 tYoung Tristan has type 1 and it isn’t stopping him, Melbourne

Bristol schoolJunior Diathlete, Alfie Huke in Bristol

creweSt Johnstone’s Paint trophy when at Crewe Alex

Worcester CathedralSir DiAthlete…

Diathlete Golden GateGolden Gate

diabetusWith Jazzy and Lucas in San Francisco – fellow IDF Young Leaders in Diabetes

Isle of Wight pic 2Stretching during Isle of Wight challenge…

l and g#Kiss2Cure

R1Med-Farm interview, Tirgu Mures

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