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So far Gavin Griffiths has created 27 blog entries.

diabetes and exercise insight

Mindset: Yes, we can do this! We know we can. We have done and will do so again. Let’s start our talk regarding this medical condition and exercise on the right foot. Or the left foot, if that is your sporting preference! We are going to find challenges along the way; the threat of hypoglycaemia,

The Mentality Type

The Type 1 Running Mindset: what to think about, when there’s plenty to think about! By Gavin Griffiths Mentality. All things in life require a mental approach: how to tackle this 'must do' job at work, at school, at home, with finances, on the sports field, at the gym, and so on and so on!

DiAview: Ioan Gabriel Barsan

Ioan-Gabriel Barsan is from Romania and has lived with type 1 diabetes for over 13 years. In 2006, when supplies and information surrounding diabetes care lacked in the region of Mures, a new diabetes association was founded called 'ASCOTID' - initialling the association of children and young people with diabetes. Ioan, a dedicated athlete whose

DiAview: Diana Maynard

Diana Maynard from Sheffield was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in January 1980, noting to us upon sharing this: "ooh, just realised it’s been 40 years! I’m not one of those people who tracks these things!" Diana has faced some hugely challenging hurdles on her journey with this condition, including facing some serious complications, however,

DiAview: Simran Bal

Simran Bal is a 19-year-old student from Leamington Spa, England. Sim was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 10 years ago. In recent times she has found a willpower and passion to support her local NHS diabetes team, and openly started this interview by sharing how her first decade in living with this condition had been

DiAview: Scott Johnson

Every #FeelgoodFriday DiAthlete will share an exclusive, insightful and empowering interview (or #DiAviews) with a connected voice in the type 1 diabetes world. Scott K. Johnson, born and raised in Minneapolis, MN, in the United States, has lived with type 1 diabetes since the age of 5, diagnosed in the April of 1980 - "coming