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Racing to Cure Diabetes...

I found this article on Team Type 1's website. Inspiring...

Team Type 1 is made up of champions – winners at endurance cycling who conquer life with Type 1 diabetes at the same time. In just its second showing in the annual Race Across America (RAAM), the team took home the victory – beating every other team by more than three hours.

"Team Type 1’s goal is to prove that by using the tools provided to manage diabetes, exercise and healthy living, a person with diabetes can do the same as a normal person – only better,” said Phil Southerland, team founder.

The Team Type 1 Race Across America team is comprised of ten persons with Type 1. These international cyclists, who must all monitor their blood sugar with testing, insulin through their pumps, diet, and exercise, are inspiring others with their triumphant journey. The team will cross the United States in 2008, challenging others to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes and encouraging healthy living.

Pressing ahead, Team Type 1 has initiated a pro cycling team of which 4 of the 15 team members will race while managing their diabetes in the pro peleton. Follow Team Type 1 and learn how they make minimal adjustments to lead a maximum life.

Maybe I will get a bycicle...

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