"Turning up at the challenge intro and registration event with my baggy football shorts on and Diathlete hoody, with a bicycle 🚲 I had borrowed from a friend down my street (before he knew of it)  who had acquired it for £100 some years before,  it soon hit me that I might not be so

Manhattan Marathons

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

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!

Decisions, Decisions… delegating and going degludec

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,

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

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