Dive into the trials of Mike returning to the gym, the unexpected spikes and drops in blood sugar levels, and the importance of finding a balance in their fitness routines. Mike shares his struggles with post-pizza highs and the determination it took to bring his levels back down, while Jack celebrates the success of his homemade curry and banana bread, proving that being a foodie with T1D can still be a delicious affair.

Amidst the laughter and light-heartedness, the hosts don’t shy away from discussing the ‘diabetes admin’ that comes with the condition, from finger pricks for DVLA requirements to the frequency of checking glucose levels. The episode concludes with the community’s wins and struggles, showcasing the solidarity and shared experiences within the T1D family.

Whether you’re looking for camaraderie, a good laugh, or tips on managing T1D alongside life’s simple pleasures, this episode is a heartfelt reminder that you’re never alone in this journey.

Remember to follow the podcast on social media, share your own stories, and tune in every Sunday and Wednesday for new episodes. And, as always, keep laughing through the lows.

  • 00:00 – Casual catch-up
  • 05:22 – Gym woes and the impact of exercise on blood sugar
  • 13:45 – The foodie segment: From pizza highs to homemade delights
  • 25:10 – Diabetes admin and the reality of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)
  • 34:00 – Listener wins and the importance of community support

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