Tag Archives: insulin

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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Bloods and Booze

You’ll never hear me say, “sorry lads, I am not coming out-out tonight, I’ve got diabetes.” Not unless I’ve got a date lined up which I don’t want friends to know about, and am seeking an excuse. Whilst ‘playing the D-Card’ … 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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Challenges, Changes and Unity

I have very recently returned home to London from Ghana, where I decided to venture to after a WhatsApp catch up with my friend Fred Appiah-Twum (pictured with me in Lethal Weapon style), who was an IDF Young Leader in Diabetes … 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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DiAshes

Cricket and Type 1 Diabetes The Ashes series is back! England Vs Australia in the cricket. Now perhaps the game of cricket isn’t the most popularly played sport in the entire world today, not even over here in England, however, … Continue reading

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Active Education

Today I endured a long distance training run, which stretched over 15 miles on a fairly hilly route into the nearby, more country, areas. It was an old route I always used to take on when preparing myself 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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Pharmacy Fridge

Does anybody have an old/spare FRIDGE hanging about that they wish to rid of? Following my second trip to collect my diabetes prescription, the charming (in a sarcastic tense) boss lady of Lloyd’s Pharmacy in Pickford Lane, Bexleyheath, stated (not … Continue reading

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