Pump it up - Adventures of a type 1 triathlete with insulin pump
Pump it up - Adventures of a type 1 triathlete with insulin pump
Please visit my new blog here: Pump it up - Adventures of a type 1 triathlete with insulin pump

Diagnosed at the age of 5, I have been a type 1 Diabetic for over 29 years; being on an insulin pump for 11 years now. I took up triathlon in 2011 and am hooked ever since! Being diabetic doesn't stop me from doing what I love - swimming, cycling and running!

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Lessons learnt: Glucose management on the bike
Eva29by Eva29 Jun 19th 2013
I am actually laughing about myself writing this. I think I said before that as diabetics we have 5 disciplines to train for in triathlon: Swim, Bike, run, transition and managing diabetes. By that I don't just mean keeping sugar levels at bay...
Swim training with insulin or without? What a difference it can make
Eva29by Eva29 May 27th 2013
After 5 month of swim training with my waterproof insulin pump, I can really notice the positive impact on my sugar levels. It really surprised me what a difference it makes on post-training sugar levels by getting insulin for 60-90min during my swi...
Intricacies of racing with Diabetes
Eva29by Eva29 Apr 24th 2013
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Diabetes and Triathlon - can this really work?
Eva29by Eva29 Apr 17th 2013
That's a question I get asked a lot. This month marks my 25th anniversary of being a Type 1 Diabetic. I was diagnosed when I was 5 years old so I have been living with my Diabetes for pretty much all of my life. I guess I am pretty experienced in de...
 
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