Having type 1 diabetes should not stop you from doing exercise. You can achieve anything you want to, it just needs a bit more planning.
In the film below, Martin discusses how he has completed over 700 marathons and what tips and tricks he’s learned along the way.
Have you been on a journey with type 1? How hard have you had to work to avoid complications? Below Gary discusses how he managed his type 1 diabetes whilst climbing Mount Everest.
If you use an insulin pump
If you use an insulin pump and want to exercise, we would recommend you follow the general guidance above and more detailed guidance in our insulin pump courses, available via the eLearning homepage.