n Diabetes Lifestyle - When things go wrong - Paul's side of the fence - : commentary

Volume 2016, Issue 1
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I am a keen cyclist that happens to be living with type 1 diabetes. Sometimes, things just don't go according to plan...It's the second day of the iSimangaliso 4-day mountain bike stage race and I have just landed on my head. The guy cycling next to me cycled over a branch that flicked up and was caught in my spokes. I dropped like a brick. My partner and I had come third the day before, so we were quite keen on being out in front. This fall meant that not only was my back wheel terribly buckled; we were no-longer in the front bunch. This was the first of many things to go wrong on the day..

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