Originally Posted by jadewarlock;4125453;
I don't know much about the pump ... but I do know that Type 1 diabetes requires taking special precautions before, during, and after intense physical activity or exercise. I believe that stress also plays a part and this last leg had to be somewhat stressful with Nat's extreme fear of heights.
So ... I am very happy that they won, and also interested to know how she managed her diabetes throughout the race. True, she was traveling with another physician, but still I'm just curious. She is now the perfect spokesperson for Diabetes research and also, I think would be great with kids who have to deal with the disease and their parents.