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Matt Vande Vegte, CPT from FTFWarrior.com gets real about living with diabetes and everything that comes with it. As a certified trainer and nutritionist (and T1D), Matt goes over his unique "blood sugar formula" and how you too can learn to predict blood sugars through any exercise, activity, and meal. Welcome to our Tribe of T1D Warriors.

Pardon My Pancreas - Type 1 Diabetes with Matt Vande Vegte FTF Warrior

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Matt Vande Vegte, CPT from FTFWarrior.com gets real about living with diabetes and everything that comes with it. As a certified trainer and nutritionist (and T1D), Matt goes over his unique "blood sugar formula" and how you too can learn to predict blood sugars through any exercise, activity, and meal. Welcome to our Tribe of T1D Warriors.

    Shocking T1D Transformation: From Hypoglycemia Car Crash to Pro Athletic Comeback

    Shocking T1D Transformation: From Hypoglycemia Car Crash to Pro Athletic Comeback

    In today's unbelievable story, one of my clients shares the key strategies that have allowed him to regain control of wacky blood sugars...In less than 4 weeks.If you've ever felt like diabetes ripped your quality of life right out from under you...Or if your blood sugars seem to make participating in life more difficult than it should be...You're not going to want to miss Keith share exactly what's gotten him back on track after a few near-death close calls.>> LISTEN NOWGrab your free ...

    • 30 min
    What Your Blood Sugars Are REALLY Trying To Tell You

    What Your Blood Sugars Are REALLY Trying To Tell You

    What if our blood sugars... were misleading us with their patterns?What if there was a better way to know exactly where they would end up (especially if spiking or plummeting)?What if there were a way to identify and interpret exactly what our blood sugars were trying to tell us?In today's episode (that definitely isn't medical advice), I share an example of when I choose NOT to treat an oncoming urgent low...What happened as a result (YIKES)...And how I used blood sugar formulas to "push" bl...

    • 20 min
    A Diabetic's Worst Nightmare (Don't Make My Mistake)

    A Diabetic's Worst Nightmare (Don't Make My Mistake)

    Exactly 1 year ago, I called 9-1-1 for a low blood sugar...Last week - I ran into the exact same scenario, but ran into an unexpected turn of events.I'll be transparent, this one shook my confidence a bit for the rest of the day...And the scariest part - it could happen to ANY of us (yup, you too) at any moment.I made no "obvious" mistake, but it's one that could have ended my life as my blood sugars PLUMMETED 30+ points down with each 5 minute CGM update towards an urgent low...WITH a massiv...

    • 25 min
    Stop Crying Over Diabetes (My Diagnosis Revisited)

    Stop Crying Over Diabetes (My Diagnosis Revisited)

    Through a recent experience that left me bloodied and bruised, I had a flashback to the day I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes...And I recalled the moment that even though I wanted to give up and go cry in a corner - there was one thing that helped me to stand strong and keep. Moving. Forward.In today's episode you'll learn how I stay motivated with diabetes (and avoid burnout)...The voices I hear in my head (kinda kidding, kinda not)...And the secret sauce that helped me to avoid burnout (...

    • 22 min
    T1D Beware: This Makes Insulin Work TOO Fast

    T1D Beware: This Makes Insulin Work TOO Fast

    There are a LOT of things that impact blood sugars... But I recently learned about a situation where insulin changes how it works, and it was SCARY.On a recent mountain biking trip in the mountains I experienced a bit of the blood sugar roller coaster - enough to make me question if I'd make it out of the forest (because I was by myself).In today's shocking story, you'll learn about compounding blood sugar variables, how to identify them, and how to AVOID them so that you don't end up in a sc...

    • 21 min
    Dr. Biamonte Exposes Hidden Health Dangers: Must-Know Tips for Diabetics

    Dr. Biamonte Exposes Hidden Health Dangers: Must-Know Tips for Diabetics

    Our blood may hold the secrets to unlocking our health, and as T1D's it's critical we understand these when managing blood sugars.In today's episode, I decided to share a private interview that I did for my clients recently, as they said it was wildly helpful and eye opening.In this interview, we discuss nutrition from differing perspectives, blood labs and why they aren't as effective as something new, and even identifying which vitamins and minerals YOU may be deficient in as a diabetic (an...

    • 56 min

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