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

DIA Session, Oxford

Gavin will be teaming with the Oxford University Hospitals diabetes team to host a 'DIA Session' workshop for local young adult type 1 patients in the 'transitional age group.'  Gavin's attendance is sponsored by Dexcom UK & Ireland. DIA Sessions talk about diabetes and drugs, sexual intercourse and alcohol in a very informal, sociable style

T1D Global 2018

T1D Global 2018 #T1DGlobal18 "Connecting the World as 1 through living with Type 1!" T1D Global 2018 will be on Saturday 7th July at the iconic Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, in SE London. This year's empowering conference collaborates with the debut League of DiAthletes training delegation of "T1D Heroes" - therefore providing a unique opportunity

NHS Funded Mobile Health?

Having just accomplished the challenge of running 25 marathon-distance routes across the U.K & Ireland in the space of one month – an extreme mission which enhanced itself through coinciding with my daily challenge of managing type 1 diabetes – the evidence is there to reflect the exponential advantages that the use of technology brings

Runs, Ones and Outcomes

I do not see diabetes as my enemy in life, I view it more as my ultimate competitor; to be a true champion you have to first learn to respect your competitors, in order to get the better of them. Currently I am preparing for the next ‘adventure’ of my rather adventurous appearing life. I

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

A Diamond Jubilee of Diabetes!

PETE DAVIES has lived with type 1 diabetes for over 61 years! Gavin caught up with him at the start of 2018 for a #TeamDiAthlete interview to reflect on the many changes he has experienced in health care and his more recent connection to the type 1 diabetes network - and what a difference that

The Condition of Communication

Shakira Chahal is from Dumbarton, and gets admitted to Royal Alexandria, Paisley, just outside of Glasgow in Scotland. She is 23 years old, a mother and had an adolescent aged diagnosis to type 1 diabetes, at 17 years old. Shakira has very bravely and very openly shared about what has been a difficult period in health