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There are 3 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Sahara Race".

1. Outpacing T1D in the Sahara Desert

October 28, 2012. First day of the seven-day race. A long, hard and humbling day! The heat was intense, over 36°C on the Sahara desert course. I kept my insulin cool with gel packs and thermal containers. Things went well, but my diabetes was a challenge. I was forced to walk the last 5 km. I will ...


2. Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) didn't stop this athlete from completing a 250-km footrace across the Sahara Desert in support of JDRF

Quebec, November 12, 2012 – Sébastien Sasseville, who lives with type 1 diabetes (T1D), successfully completed a 250-km footrace across the Sahara desert, finishing 21st out of 134 runners.


3. Athlete with Type 1 Diabetes to Cross Sahara in Support of JDRF

Montreal, October 15, 2012 – From October 28 to November 3, Sébastien Sasseville , an athlete living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), will compete in an extreme race across Egypt’s Sahara Desert. Sasseville is a four-time Ironman participant and has previously climbed to the top of Mount ...


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