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The T1D Exchange outcomes research team worked with Beyond Type 1 and runners in the New York City Marathon to examine the effects and management of type 1 diabetes while engaged in long-distance endurance running.
We wanted to share some information with you about a new research study. The Type 1 Diabetes EXercise Initiative is a 4-week at-home study. We hope that the study will help us learn how blood sugar changes during exercise in people with type 1 diabetes. If you join the study, you will be asked to …
Diabetes Training Camp (DTC) is a unique clinical resource devoted to diabetes, fitness, exercise, and sports education. They build individualized diabetes management plans and offer lectures, workshops, training sessions, and counseling sessions with medical and coaching specialists. Whether you want to learn a fitness program, tweak your exercise regime and diabetes management, or take your […]
As I write this, the weather here in Minneapolis is cold, windy, and it’s been raining for days. My legs are sore, but I’m smiling from ear to ear because I braved the cold, wind, and rain to finish the longest run I’ve ever done (9.5 miles). I’m training to run a half marathon near […]
During college I was 350 pounds, drinking over a gallon of water a day, and getting up every twenty minutes during the night to urinate. There was no question that I had diabetes, but does a 350-pound, twenty-one-year-old have type 1 or type 2? It was decided by my doctors that at my weight I […]
Since 2010, over 40,000 people helped themselves while helping more than 10,000 others. Most participants in the Big Blue Test experience an average blood sugar drop of 20% and with every Big Blue Test result, a donation is made by the program sponsor to help others around the world with diabetes in need. The Big […]
This past summer, I had the opportunity to be involved in two AYUDA programs in the Dominican Republic. The first was Ganémosle la Carrera a la diabetes (Let’s Beat Diabetes campaign), in which volunteers such as myself work closely on a national diabetes prevention and exercise campaign, which culminates in a fitness event including a […]