Diabetes Victoria’s myth busting mission continues. In video 2, Laura shows you how active people with diabetes can be. #bustamyth

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you have diabetes you shouldn't eat this

you shouldn't play sports so you won't

live to an old age only overweight

people get diabetes don't do this you

have diabetes hold on is this really

true let's talk about some facts about

diabetes and bust some of the myths

around diabetes myth number two three

people with diabetes can't play sport

this is Laura Laura lives with type one

diabetes and she loves competing in

triathlons exercise is good for everyone

just like everybody else people with

diabetes can play professional footing

competing the Olympic Games run marathons

cycle the Tour de France or compete in

half ironman events like me I've never

considered my type one diabetes as an

obstacle to doing a triathlon I need to

prepare and train for this and my

diabetes adds another layer of planning

I take my blood glucose levels before

during and after training sessions and

races it took some time to figure out

how to adjust my insulin doses and my

nutrition but it can be done so people

with diabetes can't play sport clearly

not true you've got your own diabetes

myth the bust join the conversation

buster myth org dot au diabetes Victoria

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