Season 5, Episode 07: Rising Above Diabetes – Conquering the Greatest Adventures and Challenges

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In this episode of Dialogue: The Diapoint Podcast, Pam speaks with Milly Larmer from Gulf For Good where you’ll get an inside look at her journey as a person living with diabetes.

From conquering mountains to taking on other physical challenges all around the world, nothing is stopping her!

Tune in to hear how she’s breaking down barriers and what advice she has for others living with diabetes. Don’t miss out on this incredible conversation!

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Milly Larmer is a an ardent outdoor enthusiast with Type 1 Diabetes, driven by the thrill of pushing her boundaries amidst the beauty of nature.

In the last 18 months alone, Milly has climbed Kilimanjaro, hiked the 170km Mont Blanc Massif, climbed Aguille de Toule, Aguille Marbrees, Monte Rosa and Pyramide Vincent in Europe, scaled Cotopaxi and Chimborazo in Ecuador and explored diverse corners of the globe such as Socotra, the island off Yemen, Pakistan and Tajikistan.

She’s also led remarkable treks such as the Women’s Heritage Walk – a challenging 125 km journey through the UAE desert; Everest Base Camp in Nepal; the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru; the Markha Valley Trek in Ladakh; the Indian Himalayas; and is about to embark on an adventure to cycle across Namibia.

Milly embodies a passion for adventure and a zeal to make a meaningful impact. Now, as Gulf for Good’s Partnerships, Sponsorships and Fundraising Manager, she eagerly directs her competitive spirit towards supporting communities worldwide.

With a wealth of experience in exploring, climbing, trekking, and leadership, Milly is poised to leverage her fervor for outdoor pursuits to forge impactful partnerships and drive fundraising efforts, bringing positive change to the lives of many across the globe.

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Disclaimer: It should go without saying that the Diapoint podcast is not intended as or should not be used as personal medical advice. You will hear us interview medical experts and others, but please always always ask your qualified doctor, diabetes team or other expert about your health. What works for one person does not always work for another person. What you should always do when you discover any new health information is ask YOUR doctor about it. This information should empower you to have a discussion with your healthcare providers about it. Diapoint, our guests, sponsors and business partners are not here to replace that advice. Living a full, healthy life means taking the proper medical advice from your qualified physicians, diabetes team or other healthcare providers.

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Her successful healthcare management career was turned upside down when her 20-month-old son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes over a decade ago. Not only did this challenge Pam as a parent, it also challenged everything that she believed and understood about healthcare and the provider-patient relationship. As she went on to tackle the steep learning curve of diabetes to support her son to grow and thrive with this condition, she soon realized the great need for change in healthcare and in diabetes management.

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