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

Nana Korobi, Ya Oki

During 2019’s Rugby World Cup, England’s Henry Slade wasn’t the only person at the tournament living with diabetes to play a key role, Hisako Saito, from Japan, has lived with type 1 diabetes since 2006 and was a volunteer for the media team of Osaka’s Hanazona Stadium fixtures. With a deep passion for ballet, Hisako

Punchy Pancreas

Is my pancreas ‘extinct?’ Often on social media there are comments across the type 1 diabetes online community stating with understandable frustration: “dodgy pancreas,” or “if only my pancreas worked!” But what is this organ and what exactly is so faulty about it, for those of us living with this condition??? It is not often

DiAview: Andrea Deck

Andrea Deck is an actress who has featured in a number of highly successful TV dramas, movies and is even a recognised voice in a number of hit videogames. Andrea has lived with type 1 diabetes for over 17 years and vlogs as ‘ShesDiabetic.’ It was a privilege to do a #DiAview with Andrea, who

DiAthlete Sports Clinic, Greenwich Park

Come & join us on Sunday 9th June 2019 for a DiAthlete Sports Clinic in London's Greenwich Park. Meet point by the General Wolfe Statue at the top of the hill: by 9.45am for families with young type 1s aged 8-12 participating, and arrive for midday 12pm for families with teens aged 13-15 living with

Art of Communication Workshop, Newcastle

Art of Communication is a training workshop hosted by Gavin for diabetes teams engaging with young patients living with diabetes. Gavin will be supporting the diabetes teams at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust Foundation.

LOD Global Challenge

The League of DiAthlete's (LOD) Global Challenge will this year be in Costa Rica, tackling the part mountainous and part rainforest terrain of Los Santos! We are assembling a team of international patient advocates from within DiAthlete's entity LOD to take on this challenge, whilst filming a documentary on type 1 diabetes and hypoglycaemia around