Tag Archives: Blood Glucose Control

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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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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Romanian Run

Romania is a country quite far from home for me, somewhere I’d never been to before. If you’ve followed my adventures for a little while now, you’ll probably recognise that I get a buzz from that! Whilst it is not … Continue reading

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The Island

The name ‘DiAthlete’ hadn’t even came about the last time I was on the Isle, I was a recently turned 19 year old that had some unfinished business with the island in 2010, having attempted to run around the heavily … 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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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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The Alps and Diabetes (pre trip)

Travelling and Diabetes Personally I love travelling and seeing the world, I’m an adventurer and exploring is what I do best! However, in living with diabetes, the question here is: are there any concerns with travel? In terms of concern … Continue reading

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Type 1kg Challenge

In being the type 1 diabetic that RAN the length of the United Kingdom earlier this year in the GBR 30/30 Challenge, where I covered distances of 30 miles a day for 30 days from John O’Groats to Lands End, … Continue reading

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Diathlete Does Britain

I finished running around the Isle of Wight in 2010 and I knew in myself that if I was ever to do an extreme challenge again for this cause, it would have to be something unbelievably extreme. The reason for … Continue reading

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