Category Archives: type 1

Big Red Run, what a brilliant week in the desert by Roger Hanney

Before reading any further, if you are living with type 1 diabetes, please know that you aren’t allowed to use it as an excuse – for anything. Hitting the ‘Quit’ button because you have type 1 is the biggest mistake … Continue reading

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Simpson Desert, bring it on!

Stoked! This is it! 4am alarm clock kicked us out the door in Sydney, early flight to Brisbane, and now we’re in the minivan and taking turns at the steering wheel on the way to Birdsville. After a year of … Continue reading

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Toowoomba, diabetes, running, and the Dark Ages

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 … Continue reading

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Australian Diabetes Educators Association: Going Ultra!

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 … Continue reading

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Diabetic Living Magazine interview

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 … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Ultra Marathon

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 … Continue reading

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Hi HypoActive!

Having an exceptional weekend at the University of Melbourne’s Creswick Campus attending AcT1vate 2013. Had the chance to present today on Ultramarathon and Type 1, not a typical combination. Lovely, friendly audience, really appreciated the photos of some of our … Continue reading

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