So, you’ve got type 1 diabetes and you’re going to run 250km in a remote desert location. Most people have no idea what the potentially dire, life-affirming, and exciting consequences of that choice might be. Never mind them, though, this is about you. And the spectacularly creative and personable thing about diabetes is that it’s […]Read More How to: Doing a multiday desert race with type 1 diabetes
Over the weekend I had an eye-opening experience, thanks especially to diabetes educators, young kids with type 1, and their families and supporters in and around Toowoomba, a large country town just north of the Queensland border and a couple of hours inland. – Anybody wishing to donate toward the Born to Run Foundation, please […]Read More Toowoomba, diabetes, running, and the Dark Ages
Just a brilliant day yesterday. I’ll be writing more this week to try to convey and capture some of the stories I heard yesterday about the battle these committed people are fighting to try to bring type 1 care and management in Queensland – especially in rural areas and small towns – into line with […]Read More Australian Diabetes Educators Association: Going Ultra!
This interview just came out in the May/June issue of Diabetic Living Magazine. It’d be nice if the magazine featured more sports and physiology and fewer recipes – metabolism isn’t all about eating, you know! But it’s good timing. AcT1vate was a great weekend for learning from other active T1s and especially author and speaker […]Read More Diabetic Living Magazine interview
Just had some really good news today about doing a presentation for diabetes educators in Queensland at the end of May, to be followed in quick succession by a presentation to diabetic teens and their parents, all with the aim of breaking down mental and educational barriers that get in the way of people living […]Read More Jess Baker goes BOOM! (we knew that….)
But the best bit’s on the front cover! Nice article inside, so you better go buy the mag : ) Stoked to see another one of my pics blown up large too.Read More Team Born to Run in latest issue of Run For Your Life Magazine
As promised, for the dedicated type 1 runners out there, here is my PowerPoint presentation from HypoActive’s AcT1vate 2013, at which I had the great pleasure to present a talk on the thrilling adventure of running ultramarathon with type 1 diabetes. Anybody opening this and asking, “what does this guy know?” has a point. Every […]Read More Diabetes and Ultra Marathon