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 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!
Jenni Dunn is a new trustee of the DiAthlete team, as we form into a charitable organisation. Her direct connection to this cause is in personally living with type 1 diabetes, from the perspective of being a mother, when 4 years ago in 2016 her son, Andrew, was diagnosed with the condition. For DiAthlete some
Mohammad Al Bahar is an advocate and committee associate to the League of DiAthletes, and an active name across the type 1 diabetes world with his social media account of The Diabetic Traveller. Mo, from Kuwait, has lived with type 1 diabetes for 34 years and is the founder of the Diabetes Ambassadors Program (DAP).
In this 'Diaview' we share the differing and connected views on living with type 1 diabetes of Mum and Daughter, through Beckie and Daisy Lawson from Chester. 4 years ago, when Daisy was 8 years old, this condition came into their lives - but today, now aged 12, Daisy has adapted to using both a
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
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,
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
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
October – November is always a crazy period of events, the ‘health conference season’ which usually for me combines continuing the work of reaching local communities with the fancy international congress events in diabetes care. It is a season of hypocrisy: preaching about improving healthcare whilst conferencing with little exercise and often at these events,