Training Day No. 1

Right. So. 26.2 miles. As a Type 1 Diabetic. I haven’t really run long distance in about 4 years when I completed my half marathon back in 2013. Since then I’ve run a couple of Tough Mudders, played football (soccer for my American’s) regularly and stayed generally fit but kept the miles in single digits. […]

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Fundraising for JDRF UK: 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

I am incredibly excited to share with you that on 22nd April 2018 I’ll be running the London Marathon with JDRF UK!! Participating in this event is something I’ve had on my bucket list to do for as long as I can remember and do to be able to do it alongside a charity that […]

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Diabetes Week: Diabetes & Training

Sunday 11th June all the way through to Sunday 18th June, marks Diabetes Awareness Week here in the U.K. Whilst the awareness of what diabetes actually is is ever growing (I for one am really pleased about this and fully believe social media is helping this massively) having real world day to day help is […]

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#DBlogWeek – Why I #DBlog

There are a number of reasons those of us who blog about our diabetes start. For me, there were various reasons. But the big one that stood head and shoulders above the rest? To connect. To know that what I was experiencing wasn’t unusual. To share my story and to know that other people could […]

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The Benefits of Carb-Counting

What is the NUMBER 1 tip which I think would benefit any diabetic to help them with their nutrition and blood glucose control? Carb-counting. If you’ve read my blog before you’ll know I’m a huge fan of carbs and have them regularly throughout my diet. With my last HbA1c at 5.3% (DCCT) or 5.8mmol/L, I’m very […]

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Dan Piper (The Healthy Diabetic): Qualified Nutrition Coach 

I am incredibly proud and excited to FINALLY share the news that I am now a fully qualified Nutrition Coach/ Consultant having successfully passed the Body Type Nutrition Practical Academy! This course and being qualified is something I have wanted to do since becoming a Type 1 Diabetic over 5 years ago. To help fellow […]

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Travel & Diabetes

Managing your diabetes at home where everything is familiar is usually relatively straightforward, even if the condition isn’t. After a while you know where everything is, habits are formed, who to call and where to go if things go wrong. Travelling throws everything up in the air a little and does require extra planning and […]

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The Diabetic Muscle & Fitness Guide: Review

If you’d like to purchase The Diabetic Muscle & Fitness Guide then please click the link here (eBook and Hard Copy). Insightful, knowledgeable, relatable. That’s the three words that come to me having read Phil Graham’s book titled “The Diabetic Muscle and Fitness Guide”. For those of you unaware Phil is a Type 1 Diabetic […]

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My Top 20 Tips for Living with Diabetes

Hey there! It’s been a while hasn’t it? What with Christmas, New Year and difficult work deadlines it’s been…tough…to find the time to write. So I apologise for that! Happy New Year to you all (we can still say that right…it’s only 23rd January…!) and I hope you all had a fantastic holiday season with […]

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