It’s called the World Marathon Challenge: 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. And Eric Tozer did it all with type 1 diabetes:

We talk about the path that led Eric to this amazing accomplishment and Stacey asks why anyone would even want to do something like this! We find out about blood sugar management, travel issues and how to stay fueled up through seven marathons.

Eric is a co-founder of the Diabetes Sports Project which has great information and inspiration for athletes with T1D.

In our Community Connection this week, a fun way to help spread the word on Diabetes Alert Day next month. Find out about Divabetic’s partnership with an escape room

And Tell Me Something Good! Parents weigh in on their teens.

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1:30 Stacey Welcome, she talks about other extreme athletes who’ve been on the show. Check out those episodes here.

6:00 Interview with Eric Tozer (find out more about JDRF PEAK study here) 

44:30 Divabetic’s Escape Room for Diabetes Alert Day

47:30 Tell Me Something Good!

Stacey is experimenting with a new podcast app: Check out Stacey’s Minivan Minutes (not diabetes stuff, just testing out the app for a podcast presentation she’s doing for college students) Use this link to get one free download and one free month of Audible, available to Diabetes Connections listeners!  —–

This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider.

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