Why "Runsweet"? This came from advice from a person with type 1 diabetes who tried to "run sweet" to avoid hypos. We know we can do better! Thank you all for the great feedback about the site. We now boast the widest sports content for people with diabetes on the web. we are now getting more than 30000 visits per month and are top in searches on Google. You continue to test the limits of what is possible, and have submitted great new content. Keep visiting. If you want to post any content, mail it to us. Our forum is also very popular. We now also have a Facebook page.
There is some great new content on the site. We are presenting an the JDRF internationally designed PEAK program to train healthcare providers on the management of diabetes and sport. and we will continue to have amazing content from people with T1DM.
Sir Steven Redgrave is the inspiration for our clinical service, research and this website. It is not possible to overstate his contribution to improving the aspiration and well being of people with T1DM. He tells us- "When I was first diagnosed in 1997 my immediate reaction was that I would have to stop training – I’m glad to be able to say I was wrong – it is possible to train at a high level as a diabetic and succeed" Find out how he managed his diabetes to win his historic 5th Gold
Animas has agreed to continue and expand the diabetes weekend sports camp at Loughborough University, being beld in October 2017..
Can you help with research? We are recruiting for a study (ExTOD) on the effect of structured education on Exercise and Diabetes. See Reseach page if you can help