Welcome to our Sports and Activity page.
Sport, and being active is an important part of everyday life and this page is dedicated to bringing you a variety of resources to help manage type 1 diabetes alongside sport, exercise and activity.
If there are any resources that you need but can’t find here then get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to help.
The following film series is by Francesca Annan, a leading dietitian from University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and she discusses all aspects of managing type 1 diabetes around sport, exercise and activity from toddlers through to sports at a competitive level and everything in-between.
A Guide to Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes
Francesca Annan presents a guide to managing exercise with T1D
Different Types of Exercise Explained
Francesca Annan explains the three different types of exercise
Managing Active Under 5's and Type 1 Diabetes
Francesca Annan discusses ways of managing active under 5's and Type 1 Diabetes
A Guide to Competitive Sport & Nutrition
Francesca Annan guides you through managing Competitive Sport and Nutrition
Top Tips for Managing Sports and Activities
Francesca Annan presents her top tips for managing sports and exercise with T1D
How to Manage Active Holidays and Type 1 Diabetes
Francesca Annan explains how to manage active holidays and T1D
In this section you’ll find inspirational stories from people who are managing type 1 diabetes and activity.
BE INSPIRED BY : DIATHLETE
Find out how Gavin manages T1D around running marathons
ON TRACK WITH T1D
Find out how Dylan manages T1D and BMXing
This is Jake's story about his life managing T1D
BE INSPIRED BY : CHRIS BRIGHT
Be inspired by: Chris Bright
Isaac Coleman - Tackling Type 1
Meet Isaac and hear his story of how diabetes tech has enabled his journey with Bradford Bulls.
Here are some additional resources that you might find useful to help with diabetes management around activity and exercise across different ages.
Find out how to manage T1D and exercise in 6-7 year olds
Find out how to manage T1D and exercise in 8-9 year olds
Find out how to manage T1D and exercise in 10-11 year olds
Find out how to manage T1D and exercise in 12-13 year olds
Find out how to manage T1D and exercise in 14 to 15 year olds
Find out how to manage T1D and exercise in 16-18 year olds