Tag Archives: Blood Sugar Levels

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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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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Diabetes Abroad!

There’s been plenty of travels for me throughout this year and I’ve LOVED IT. More please. On my travels I have experienced a diverse range of cultures, which brings a diverse selection of food. A great part of life is … Continue reading

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The Manhattan Marathons

Between 5th of September until 8th October I was away on the Diathlete USA Tour. This was a series which entailed 11 flights, 4 U.S States, meeting and speaking to many diabetes communities and numerous challenges – the main one … Continue reading

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DIATHLETE USA TOUR – PREVIEW

So upcoming is: 11 Flights, 7 back-to-back Marathon challenges, 6 U.S destinations and a series of diabetes community and speaking events! It sounds a little bit like a Christmas song… (and a pear tree anyone..?) Flying over to New York … Continue reading

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Is my Insulin Working?

That’s the question right there… Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by Beta Cells in the Pancreas – type ‘insulin’ into Wikipedia and it will tell you just that… This hormone is not something the average person, of course not … Continue reading

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100 Mile Cycle Challenge

Over the weekend that followed World Diabetes Day, 16th – 17th, we embarked on a challenge of cycling 100 miles along a circuit that went through Somerset and Avon. It may not have been the most monstrous challenge in the … Continue reading

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