Type 1 diabetes and your lifestyle.

Living a full life with Type 1 diabetes.

Running, jumping, climbing trees… there’s nothing to stop anyone living a full life with Type 1 diabetes. It’s your lifestyle, and you can integrate diabetes into your life, whatever you do.

Exercising and diabetes
Exercising and diabetes

Exercising.

Insulin needs change during exercise or whenever your activity level is higher than usual. Learning how to think and act like a pancreas is crucial to help you maintain optimal blood glucose (BG) control. Using an insulin pump offers you one of the best ways to match your insulin needs during these times.

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Keep control over your blood glucose levels while enjoying a meal out with friends at a restaurant.
Keep control over your blood glucose levels while enjoying a meal out with friends at a restaurant.

Eating out.

Eating at a restaurant can be fun, but it can also ruin your meal plan, and play havoc with your blood glucose levels. Keep control over your blood glucose levels while enjoying a meal out with friends at a restaurant.

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Sleeping with an insulin pump
Sleeping with an insulin pump

Sleeping.

Your Insulin Pump is with you at all times - even when you sleep. Find out how your pump keeps delivering insulin, even when you’re in your pyjamas!

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Get the best out of flying with your Insulin Pump
Get the best out of flying with your Insulin Pump

Travelling.

Your insulin pump can go where you go. However, it’s worth preparing yourself for airline travel - and you’ll need to be prepared for any eventuality. Get the best out of flying with your Insulin Pump.

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Swimming needn't hinder you.
Swimming needn't hinder you.

Swimming.

Insulin pump therapy doesn’t have to get in the way of everyday life – even when it comes to swimming, showering, or even getting caught in the rain. Find out how the Animas® VibeInsulin Pump stays with you, even underwater!

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If you want to get more information about diabetes management during sports and exercise please visit Dr Ian Gallen’s website www.runsweet.com (Animas is not responsible for the nature of the content once leaving the Animas UK & Ireland website)

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