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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The dreaded words: Injury and enforced rest - How to manage type 1 Diabetes when you are injured
Eva29by Eva29 Jun 20th 2015
The dreaded words by the consultant: "Complete rest for two weeks and 6 weeks on crutches". I had just received the diagnosis of a stress fracture in my femur and, instantly, my world had come to an end, too. I was 4 weeks away from doing Ironman Fr...
Post-exercise effects on blood sugar as Type 1 Diabetic
Eva29by Eva29 Aug 31st 2014
Ever thought about what goes on in your body when you have stopped exercising and are at rest? You load up on carbohydrates, put your feet up and let recovery begin. Some type 1 Diabetics including myself can observe an interesting phenomena in the ...
Challenging times: Taper, rest and recovery for a type 1 diabetic
Eva29by Eva29 Jan 12th 2014
It’s been over three month now since I completed my Ironman on the island of Elba and I feel well-recovered from it. In fact, much to my surprise, I never suffered physically that badly afterwards. Except for some blisters and sore legs (walking s...
 
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