Diabetes Athletes: Brais Dacal of Team Novo Nordisk – Diapoint Virtual Family Picnic 2020

As part of the First Annual Diapoint Type 1 Diabetes Virtual Family Picnic, we were so honored to speak with Brais Dacal from Team Novo Nordisk about diabetes athletes.

Team Novo Nordisk is the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team. Everyone on the team has Type 1 Diabetes. Their mission is to inspire, educate and empower everyone affected by diabetes.

Our friend Brais Dacal is a Team Novo ambassador who spent five seasons on the team. He’s now an inspirational speaker who loves to inspire others with diabetes to get out and live their dreams.


Topics covered in our diabetes athletes discussion with Brais Dacal:

  • Overcoming limiting beliefs
  • The importance of exercise in managing diabetes
  • Monitoring blood glucose and taking insulin during racing and other athletic activities
  • Maintaining energy during sport and physical activity
  • Diabetes burnout, staying on track
  • Using a pump while racing
  • Competing and training at an elite level
  • Q&A from our audience
  • and much more.


Listen to the Diabetes Athletes Discussion with Brais Dacal


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