Tag Archives: Blood Glucose

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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Adrenaline vs Humidity

Our duty in living with type 1 diabetes is to do the best we can to manage our own blood glucose levels; not such an easy challenge when our bodies fail to produce a key hormone called insulin. Everybody has a … 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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mHealth Grand Tour

A few weeks ago I finished the epic of the mHealth Grand Tour, cycling through all 3 stages of the Brussels to Geneva challenge. It was also part of a medical experiment with mobile health data in sports and type … 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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Diabetes Bottoms Up!

Drinking alcohol whilst on injections with type 1 diabetes When outside of preparations for an extreme challenge, it is no hidden secret that I do quite enjoy a good old jolly up; it is a part of many young adult’s … 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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GBR 30/30 Challenge Training Update

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