This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star, Mandy Marquadt. Mandy was diagnosed with T1D at age 16. Mandy is currently ranked as a top 20 female track sprint cyclist in the world. She has twice been a Collegiate National Champion, she is a 15 time US National Champion, a 2x US National Record Holder in the 500m time trial and team sprint, along with numerous other Pan American Track medals.Now Mandy has her sights set on representing the United States at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star, Brandon Green. Brandon grew up in the small Texas town of Vanderbilt, using sports as an outlet for his energy he balanced his athleticism and Diabetes all the way through high school and college, earning himself a spot in the NFL as a defensive end for the Jagaurs, Rams, and Seahawks. In the episode, Brandon talks about specific strategies he used in the NFL to excel as a Diabetic. Please enjoy my conversation with Brandon Green.
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star, Diabetic Health Coach, and author of the Diabetic Health Journal, Lauren Bongiorno. Lauren has been a role model for me here at Game Plan T1D with her holistic approach to discovering a healthier T1D lifestyle. We covered a lot of ground in this episode and I really think you guys will walk away from this one with some actionable pieces of advice. Please enjoy my conversation with Lauren Bongiorno.
This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D all-star Kelly Wild. Kelly is an accomplished and versatile athlete having won a World Championship with the USA U18 hockey team, she would go on to play hockey for Ohio State before transitioning to CrossFit. Kelly would compete 3 times at the CrossFit Games as a team competitor with CrossFit Grandview and Timberwolf CrossFit. After 5 years of CrossFit, Kelly has refocused her athletic efforts on competitive weightlifting. Listen in now!
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.