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Mark Hanlon

Mark Hanlon writes about his successes in life balancing fatherhood, running and cycling, and chronic illness (diabetes and Crohns). As an insulin-dependent Type 2 Diabetic and Crohns warrior, Mark does not look at his chronic illnesses as a disability but as motivation to challenge his body and his mind to find that next personal success. Enjoy Mark on his journey at are we "Making you think?".

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Freestyle Libre 2 Coming to Canada in 2021

Health Canada has approved an upgrade to the FreeStyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitoring System. The FreeStyle Libre 2 system continuously measures glucose data every minute with customizable, optional real-time alarms1 to alert users when their glucose is high...

Prepping for a Colonoscopy? A step by step chronology

Worried about having a colonoscopy? I took the time to recount my colonoscopy procedure.  Prepping my body, medications, eating, how I felt, and the procedure itself.  Give it a read and you will be more prepared for...

Hypoglycemia and Type 2 Diabetes | Learning to be a better diabetic

One of the hardest lessons I have had to learn as being a diabetic was – how to manage hypoglycemia and the risks of severe hypoglycemia. Here are some of the lessons I have learnt. Diagnosed as an...

What is your Work-Out Ritual? A Diabetics Perspective on Exercise

What is your exercise or work-out ritual? As an insulin dependant Type 2 diabetic, exercise has become a critical component of managing my diabetes and Crohn’s disease.  I run, hike, cycle, mountain bike, and walk to help maintain...

2020 Gift Ideas for Runners Recommended by a Runner

Christmas is around the corner, what is that perfect ChrisTmas gift for the runner in your life?

Freestyle Libre | Official Learning Videos and Quick Tips

Abbott, the makers of the Freestyle Libre diabetes glucose monitoring system, has released a series of education and learning videos to help us get the most out of our continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM). The official learning videos...