I went in for metabolic-lactate threshold testing and blood work. The Invictus Games are an international competition for wounded, injured and “ill” service members and veterans from around the world. The athletic trainer identified normal blood glucose levels and normal vital signs but profound amnesia. I was then moved to a children’s hospital that specialized in diabetes education and training, and my family and I were trained on how to live with diabetes. Time Magazine has described the Sahara Race as one of the world’s ten most difficult endurance challenges. I had a great network of fellow athletes and soldiers who rallied behind me and helped me as I learned to manage my diabetes and started training again. Generally it’s a case of a change in basal, having carbohydrates and water on hand, and plenty of testing to keep everything in check.
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