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Mallorca. Sunshine, friends, drinks, food and some much needed down time. You never quite realise how jaded the mind can get in the hustle bustle of day to day life- and how important "taking a break" can be.Its that ever gnawing feeling of wondering whether it's "enough" or have we done as much as can be done - and it's the consistent worry whether you are doing the right thing, whether you are qualified to do the job you are (ah yes, the dreaded imposter syndrome, isn't it) and as I type this while setting off for Mallorca, I suppose [...]
Sun, Jun 17, 2018 9:07:00 AM, 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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