Cleans for a Cure

Through fitness competitions and utilizing the Crossfit® community, Cleans for a Cure emphasizes the importance of physical health not only in T1D management but also in every day life.

T1D Teen Finds Benefits in Weight Training

I can’t stress enough on the importance of self-acceptance and self-love. It’s hard enough for most teenagers out there, so one can imagine what it would be like for a Type 1 diabetic teenage girl!

Type 1 Powerlifter Redefines “Disability”

As far as personal fitness accomplishments, Chris currently holds four state records for powerlifting, and is on track to become a pro Powerlifter. "I can deadlift 606 pounds which is almost 3.5 times my body weight — even with only one fully functional hand."

Party Animal Turned Physique Competitor

I've been Type 1 diabetic for 18 years, which has had its ups and downs. My control over the last 6 years has been good due to exercise and nutrition education, but it wasn't always that way.

Bolus and Barbells — Heavy Weight Champion Inspires

With very little training, Rodney competed at 210 pounds and won second place in the deadlift and first place in the bench press. He discovered that he truly enjoyed competing, and all the training and nutrition changes had greatly improved his blood glucose control.

I Lived – Strong and Beautiful

My endocrinologist was not very supportive in the beginning; he thought the strict diet plan and exercise would possibly be too much for me to achieve.