This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star Sébastien Sasseville. After being diagnosed with T1D at 22, Sébastien set a logical goal, climb Mount Everest. After Everest, he went on to run across the world's largest desert in the Sahara Race, and would eventually run across Canada to raise awareness for T1D (that's 170 marathons in 9 months...) Listen in to hear his amazing story now!
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star Rob Howe. After a Diabetes diagnosis at age 16, Rob began accelerating as an athlete. Eventually, Rob would fulfill his lifelong dream of playing professional basketball. Outside of sport, Rob started Diabetics Doing Things, a Podcast that highlights the lives of everyday people living with T1D. Tune in now to hear Rob's story and tips on thriving with T1D!
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star Muhammad Ali. After being barred from earning his boxing license due to Diabetes in 2015, Muhammad and his team battled back. After 3 years of negotiation, Muhammad was granted his license making him the first professional diabetic boxer in the UK. Winning his first fight in September, Muhammad will return to the ring November 17th. Muhammad has his sights set on a World Championship and plans to inspire the T1D community along the way.
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star Gary Hall Jr. Gary competed at the 1996, 2000, and 2004 Olympic Games swimming for the United States, and winning 10 medals, 5 of those being gold. Gary battled past a 1999 T1D diagnosis that threatened his swimming career. Continuing to inspire Diabetics after the pool, Gary transitioned to a role in Diabetes advocacy promoting promising research and supporting efforts to find a cure. Please enjoy my conversation with Gary Hall Jr.
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star Carling Nolan. Carling is a former LPGA Tour contender. Carling grew up with T1D while competing on the national scale for golf. She would go on to attend the Ohio State University, qualify for the Symetra Tour, and earn her spot on the LPGA Tour after winning the Golf Channel’s reality TV series, The Big Break. Tune in now to hear Carling's unique positivity and inspiring story!
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star Phil Southerland. After a T1D diagnosis at just 7 moths old Phil would go on to compete as a professional cyclist, win the demanding Race Across America event, form Team Type One a professional Diabetic cycling team (now Team Novo Nordisk). Phil is also a dedicated Diabetes ambassador and philanthropist. Tune in now to hear Phil's powerful story!
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D athlete Billy Fredrick. After his diagnosis of T1D, Billy went on to play baseball for UC Santa Barbara in the College World Series. In addition to Diabetes, Billy is also a cancer survivor. His story is one of unwavering resilience and is sure to provide inspiration to all listeners. Tune in now!
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D athlete Kate Hall. Undeterred by her diabetes diagnosis, Kate has been dominating track and field for years. Kate is a two time high school National Champion, a two time NCAA National Champion, and an aspiring Olympian. Tune in and learn how Kate excels despite T1D!
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D athlete and aspiring Medical Doctor, Roy Collins. After being diagnosed at age 13 with Type One Diabetes, Collins would go on to play football at Choate Rosemary Hall and eventually landed at Yale University. While at Yale, Collins not only played offensive lineman for the Bulldogs, but also began to develop a passion for medicine. He is dedicated in giving back to the Type One community as a health provider and is studying how psychiatry impacts a person’s Diabetes. Tune in for an informative and uplifting conversation.