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Talent. I must say its always eluded me in life. Never quite got there. Tried my hand in musical instruments- distinctly average was being polite. Tried my luck with painting- nope; singing- No go; sports- ditto…and sort of became a theme of my life in school and college. Became a medic- and nothing much changed to be fair- nothing sparkling or anything much to shout about, no gazillions of papers in respected journals, no earth shattering research to write home about, an MD thesis which wouldn't change the face of medicine- and neither blessed with skills that would mark me [...]
Sat, Aug 11, 2018 12:37:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Four brave men with type 1 diabetes successfully completed an ultramarathon in Poland to better understand metabolic safety during extreme physical exertion conditions. To ensure their safe travels, the men received pre-competition consultations with experts who controlled glucose levels via a glucometer during the marathon and assisted with insulin pump therapy (CSII). Clinical test checkpoints were performed at three different locations across the 82 km route, closely monitoring everything from plasma lactate levels, to carbohydrate and fluid intake as well as ketones in the capillary blood. People with type 1 diabetes can undertake even the most extreme physical exertion activities and avoid [...]
Thu, Mar 01, 2018 3:18:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
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