T1D Global 2018

T1D Global 2018 #T1DGlobal18 "Connecting the World as 1 through living with Type 1!" T1D Global 2018 will be on Saturday 7th July at the iconic Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, in SE London. This year's empowering conference collaborates with the debut League of DiAthletes training delegation of "T1D Heroes" - therefore providing a unique opportunity

NHS Funded Mobile Health?

Having just accomplished the challenge of running 25 marathon-distance routes across the U.K & Ireland in the space of one month – an extreme mission which enhanced itself through coinciding with my daily challenge of managing type 1 diabetes – the evidence is there to reflect the exponential advantages that the use of technology brings

Runs, Ones and Outcomes

I do not see diabetes as my enemy in life, I view it more as my ultimate competitor; to be a true champion you have to first learn to respect your competitors, in order to get the better of them. Currently I am preparing for the next ‘adventure’ of my rather adventurous appearing life. I

DiAthlete’s Mother

1.What do you recall your initial reaction being when you first heard about your son, Gavin’s diagnosis to type 1 diabetes? “I was in shock to start with - the doctor had asked me to leave a urine sample and within half hour rang me and said Gavin's urine is so high in sugar that

A Diamond Jubilee of Diabetes!

PETE DAVIES has lived with type 1 diabetes for over 61 years! Gavin caught up with him at the start of 2018 for a #TeamDiAthlete interview to reflect on the many changes he has experienced in health care and his more recent connection to the type 1 diabetes network - and what a difference that

The Condition of Communication

Shakira Chahal is from Dumbarton, and gets admitted to Royal Alexandria, Paisley, just outside of Glasgow in Scotland. She is 23 years old, a mother and had an adolescent aged diagnosis to type 1 diabetes, at 17 years old. Shakira has very bravely and very openly shared about what has been a difficult period in health

Like a G5…

Man, I am cream-crackered (shattered) ((exhausted))! It has been a hectic but amazing schedule – especially recently with all the end of year / world diabetes day events taking place. To be honest, on my end it has been a pretty hectic but amazing year all round – given the Global Tour project in going around 6

Sana Ajmal: Type 1 in Pakistan

  Sana Ajmal from Islamabad, Pakistan - who will be joining us in Greenwich, London, on Saturday 11th November for the DiAthlete Global Premiere! How old were you when diagnosed with t1 diabetes and in those early years how much did you / your family know about the condition? “It was my 15th birthday. I was