The dreaded words: Injury and enforced rest - How to manage type 1 Diabetes when yï»¿ou aï»¿re inï»¿juredï»¿
by Eva29Jun 20th 2015
The dreaded words by the consultant: "Complete rest for two weeks and 6 weeks on crutches". I had just received the diagnosis of a stress fracture in my femur and, instantly, my world had come to an end, too. I was 4 weeks away from doing Ironman Frankfurt. All that training for months on months. I panicked. 18-20 hours of training and suddenly zero? I had no idea how to get my head around this, let alone managing my blood sugar levels.
From experience of going into taper or recovery from races, it usually was a nightmare to manage my diabetes! Any sudden changes in training volume tend to cause total havoc with my blood sugar levels. Read more here
• The dreaded words: Injury and enforced rest - How to manage type 1 Diabetes when yï»¿ou aï»¿re inï»¿juredï»¿