Written by Gavin Griffiths. The goal was to raise funds for Marjorie's Fund, that was the essential part! The challenge was to inspire fundraising by taking on running 7 marathons in 7 days in living with type 1 diabetes, starting and finishing in Manhattan, New York - where Marjorie's Fund and their founders Dr. Jason
Visibility: does size matter? One 'off-putting' thought about insulin pump therapy is: would wearing a pump make my diabetes more publicly visible... Making ‘diabetes more visible’ isn’t the major issue; in fact, whether in making introductions to a sports team, a new teacher at school, colleagues at work, a partner on a date… somewhere down
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!
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,
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
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