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nuts and raisins. Carbs can make me a

bit foggy, while I find fruit has more of a

'clean' feeling to it. It's hard to fit in food at

all when training - I often lose my appetite

due to concentrating and generally being

stressed and nervous while competing. It

comes back afterwards though!"

Not surprisingly, with the high level of

energy expenditure that goes on while

competing, Rebecca says she's had "my

fair share of hypos". She once could not

be woken up the morning after doing a

day of practice before a race, "My father

somehow brought me round by plying me

with honey and Lucozade. I find the hypos

come after the training, up to 12 hours

later, at 4am. I know now to eat before

bedtime to try to avoid those lows." She

carries glucose tablets with her always,

and has fruit, Lucozade and a bag of jelly

babies in her backpack when cycling. She

says, "I'm sensible, but I've never wanted

to let diabetes get in the way of what I

want to do."

of you are on insuiln pumps

(that's about half as much

again as the national rate).

TAKE PART IN OUR SURVEY!

Earlier in May we launched a survey

about Desang Media. This involved

questions about the readership in terms

of diabetes care and control, as well as

what you want from this magazine and

the main Desang website at desang.

net. These are some of the results.

We have currently had just over 400

people take part. We've love to have

more. Any one who takes part sees

the full results at the end. If you've

not done so already, please consider

spending 5 minutes doing the survey

to help us understand what you want

from our services.

To take survey click HERE. 14%

of you test 3-5 times a day44% test more than times a day28%

of you have not had

a Continous Glucose

Monitoring trial but want to

42%

"I find the hypos come after the training, up to 12 hours

later, at 4am. I know now to eat before bedtime to try to

avoid those lows. I'm sensible, but I've never wanted to let

diabetes get in the way of what I want to do."

These are some of the results from those who've already taken part.

Index

  1. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes information
  2. OneTouch Verio blood test meter
  3. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes information
  4. diabetes news richard lane
  5. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes news Dexcom CGM
  6. diabetic diet
  7. diabetic diet
  8. diabetes blood test meters Accu-Chek Mobile
  9. Diasend easy diabetes communication
  10. Diabetes Kit insulin Pump Belt Katie Isherwood Desang
  11. Advocate blood test meter featuring Redi-Code
  12. Rebecca Kennedy type 1 diabetes british downhill cycling champion
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  15. Bayer Contour Next Link 2.4 USB blood test meter for Medtronic insulin pump
  16. diabetes diet shelina permalloo
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  18. Cook and Count Carbs app, health apps,
  19. Accu-Chek Mobile blood glucose system
  20. Making Carbs count: Counting carbs for the diabetic diet
  21. Making Carbs count: Counting carbs for the diabetic diet
  22. Making Carbs count: Counting carbs for the diabetic diet
  23. Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump
  24. Desang diabetes kitbags

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