Tag Archives: Football

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 Ben Coker

Gillingham 1-1 Southend United, Ben Coker post match about his diabetes and playing the beautiful game: Ben Coker was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 15, where the symptoms came on following being knocked unconscious during a … 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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Football and Diabetes

Having had two recent speaking engagements I have been very impressed to have met a number of young lads that are keen footballers living with type 1 diabetes, it is a passion I can very much relate to from my … Continue reading

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The Crystal Girls Support Gav’s GBR 30/30 Challenge

Crystal Cheerleaders supporting Gav for Diabetes Support for Gav’s GBR 30/30 Challenge from the official cheerleaders of Crystal Palace FC, THE CRYSTAL GIRLS!

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Fifa-Betes

How Diabetes can Affect your Levels of Concentration Fifa 13 wouldn’t normally be something to associate with a medical condition such as Type One Diabetes. However, in having a moment to chill out from all the preparations of my upcoming … 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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Gavin of Goa

Taking you back a way here… April 2009… in Goa, India. It was a family holiday when I was still in Sixth Form as a late teenage lad. At first on this Holiday I was only with my parents, as … Continue reading

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