Have you ever wondered what it takes to cross the finish line in a marathon or shoot that seamless 3-point basket or climb to the summit of Mt. Everest? How does a person with diabetes find such inspiration and once they find it how do they keep the fire stoked?
It’s a simple sentence formed with simple words. But these words were in a sense the big bang, the cannonball that started a revolution around diabetes and exercise. When Paula Harper was first diagnosed with diabetes in 1972, medical advice at the time was often not to exercise. For her long distance running, she got only negative or poor medical support for her training and distance running pursuits.
Welcome to my new column, Diabetes Mo(tivated)ToMove that speaks about diabetes, activity, exercise and sports. I will focus on balancing diabetes and athletics and the people who inspire us by doing so. The articles will largely be excerpts from my new book The Sisterhood of Diabetes as well as stories about other PWD’s who play hard, move fast, and seek out challenges.
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A good way to MoTo-Move is to start off each day with tai chi stretches. The following is a group of movements that can be done daily or whenever you need to unwind, relax, stretch and chill out.
People with diabetes can still bring medical syringes and insulin with them onto aircraft despite new security restrictions introduced as a result of recent tragic events in the USA.
A list of great sites dedicated to children with diabetes.