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Diabetes and Dupuytren’s Contracture
Diabetics can develop complications other people don't have, or at least they're more prone to them and diabetes and Dupuytren's contracture, or[...]
Ironman Triathlon Training and Diabetes: the Third 10 Weeks
It's about time I wrote my third and final instalment on my Ironman and diabetes considering I completed it a[...]
Diabetes UK Bike Ride Press Release
I'm going to take part in the Diabetes UK bike ride on 29th September: a 50 mile ride in the[...]
The Outlaw Long Distance (Ironman) Triathlon and Diabetes
I did it! The Outlaw Triathlon, Nottingham, 7th July: a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, then a 26.2[...]
Ironman Triathlon Training and Diabetes, The Second 10 Weeks
(Background: I've entered a long-distance (Ironman) triathlon, the Outlaw, in Nottingham, July 7th. A post on my first 10 weeks[...]
Ironman Training and Diabetes, The First 10 Weeks
(Eeek! Apologies to anyone who received this in draft form earlier. I pressed the wrong button. This is the proper,[...]
Post Script: Half Ironman Triathlon, Endurance Sports, Diabetes and Ketones
Having completed the Wild Boar Half Ironman, been on a DAFNE course and had time to reflect on the event[...]
Race Report: Wild Boar Half Ironman Triathlon
I Swam. I Biked. I-Ron I did it: 5 hours 57 mins. Quite happy with that for a 1.9km swim,[...]
Being forgetful
I've been forgetting things recently. I've been wondering if being forgetful and diabetes is common. A couple of weeks ago,[...]
New bike, Moda Interval
I bought a new bike about a month ago - a full carbon Moda Interval!!! My previous bike was a[...]
Race Report: Holymoorside 10k
I did the Holymoorside 10k today. This was my second outing, my first being in 2010. I seem to recall my[...]
Race Report: Ashbourne Duathlon
Weather had been awful for days. Officially much of the UK is in a drought - but it's been the[...]
Spinning
I went spinning at the gym last Sunday. What fun. Not done it for years. Glucose levels, fine. I cycled[...]
Trying some variations
I sometimes cycle to work - a 40km trip - and back. It's a nice ride. However I still find[...]
Cooking at Tideswell
I was given some vouchers for Christmas to attend a course at a local cooking school, Tideswell School of Food. I[...]