Tales of T1D

Hiking the Bruce Trail with type-1 diabetes

Podcast: Trials of thru hiking with T1D

Chris Scully-Brown shares her story, with diabetes dietitian Katie Bartel, of hiking 600 km straight with type-1 diabetes constantly at her side in today’s episode of Diabetic to Dietetics. Additional article featured below. The Bruce Trail Chris Scully-Brown would walk 5,000 miles – and more – if she could. Scully-Brown refuses to let type-1 diabetes stand in the way of her physical pursuits. Proof in point: she recently took on the Bruce Trail. The Bruce Trail is one of Canada’s oldest and most rugged paths that spans approximately 900 km from Niagara to Tobermory in southern Ontario. Scully-Brown hiked with constant stabs of pain, which never let her forget that she suffers from bilateral frozen shoulder. She walked through weeks of nausea. She trekked with erratic blood sugars. And she did it all solo after her dog Penny quit 2 days into the trail because of saddle sores. ‘I didn’t …

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Diabetic to Dietetics podcast sharing the stories of people with type-1 diabetes

Diabetic to Dietetics: the podcast

People with type-1 diabetes have stories to tell – so MANY stories. And, as a person with type-1 diabetes and a diabetes dietitian, I am here to tell them 🙂 Friends, I have embarked on a new podcast project: Diabetic to Dietetics. If you’ve been with me for a few years, you will know that I created a one-time podcast episode for a school project a few years ago. This podcast is an extension of that, but broader. This podcast is all about sharing the tales of T1D. It’s about the people directly in our community doing AMAZING things. It’s an opportunity. for us to connect, but also for us to share our stories with the outer world. The stories I share will be in a narrative form. So far, the episodes have ranged between 15-20 minutes. And I’m intending to air them every 2-4 weeks, give or take. Let …

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