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Treating lows, not just while active

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Any other unicycling diabetics out there?

Started by Matt Ragalie. Last reply by Rogan Creswick Feb 2. 7 Replies

NYC Tour de Cure!!

Started by andrea. Last reply by Marypat Nov 20, 2013. 2 Replies

What sort of steel horse do you ride?

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JDRF Ride to Cure

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Question for Dexcom Users

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Comment by Mike Campana on April 23, 2010 at 4:37am
John, you will be pouring on the miles now that they have fixed you up! Your a machine!!! Glad to hear you are doing well!
Comment by tmana on April 23, 2010 at 4:28am
Sounds really great, John! Yesterday I passed 450 miles for the year-to-date, turned a 7-mile errand into a 19-mile loop to do extra errands. (Wednesday's ride would have been cancelled for weather.)
Comment by John Sangdahl on April 23, 2010 at 3:47am
Update
I have put 570 miles on my bike since my quadruple bypass. Tuesday I rode 27 miles at 18 mph by myself. I feel great. I am on a new diet, Dr. Esselstyn's . My total cholesterol is 98. I take 40mg of a statin. They are going to drop me to 20mg.
Comment by Frank Kolakowski on April 20, 2010 at 3:53pm
Thanks for the encouragement. I just got the route and I will try to ride it next week. I am looking forward to the ride!
Comment by Mike Campana on April 20, 2010 at 4:47am
Frank, I agree with Joe. If you ride any amount regularly you will be able to bring your A-game on ride day. It just happens between the excitement and atmosphere. I would go for it if I were you!
Comment by Joe on April 20, 2010 at 3:48am
Hey Frank - coaches and trainers always say you have more in you than you think. More willpower, more stamina, more strength. Make this a bigger season and go for the metric century!
Comment by Frank Kolakowski on April 19, 2010 at 6:26pm
I am getting ready for the May 10, Tour de Cure. It is still a little early in the season for a metric century, so I am considering wimping out and doing the 1/2 metric century. We only have those two options here. The route is a steep one with +2000 ft of climbing. I will earn my first Red Rider Jersey. I have a very diabetic family (Me - Type 1, My sisters - Type 1 (deceased due to diabetes, riding in her memory) and Type 1.5, both of my aunts (both type 2) and my grandmother (type 2). Look up you favorite rider on the Tour De Cure site and sponsor them!
Comment by John Sangdahl on April 8, 2010 at 7:55am
great job!!!
Comment by Mike Campana on April 8, 2010 at 5:05am
Andy you ROCK!!!
Comment by Joe on April 7, 2010 at 6:56pm
Awesome!
 

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