Improvements in the management of diabetes mellitus in the twentieth century have made it possible for athletes to compete in sports at a professional level. While it is very rare for professional athletes to have type 2 diabetes, a number of notable athletes suffer type 1.
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I understand there are four athletes with diabetes competing in the London games. I think it is great. Wonderful example of the human spirit.
I love Olympic swimmer, Gary Hall's quote after he was diagnosed: “With time, I was able to figure out, “Yes, I can do this.”
At my house we love the swim matches. What's your favorite event?
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