Here is a good book for the new year! It is sure to give you some great ideas on how you can achieve your goals and dreams for 2019.
Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes? If so, this diagnosis could be the most intense challenge you and your family will face. At first, you may feel overwhelmed, frustrated, scared, and alone.1 But as time goes on, you will find that the lessons and skills you gain to manage diabetes successfully have many similarities to what it takes to be successful in general.
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Type 1 diabetes challenges the strongest of individuals.
Every one of the featured role models in this book overcame early fears and frustration to reach their dreams, whether it be summiting Mount Everest, competing for gold at the Olympics, creating a business, hosting a radio show, or being a leader in the diabetes community. At times, they still face diabetes-specific challenges today.
This book will add to your expertise and give you additional skills as you strive to live a full life. If you are struggling or are newly diagnosed, then this book will help you realize that everyone with Type 1 diabetes has faced a similar struggle.
Tim Hoy was born in New Zealand in 1974. He was diagnosed as a Type 1 diabetic at the age of two. Throughout his years of living with the disease, he has seen many changes around the management of Type 1 diabetes and has had many opportunities to meet people living with the disease.
Always wanting to test himself, he represented the province of Waikato in field hockey in high school. He then attended Otago University on New Zealand’s South Island, where, after taking up rowing for the first time, he went on to win a gold medal in the 1996 university men’s novice eights. He graduated with an honors degree in physical education with a major in biomechanics in 1997.
Wanting to see the world, he became a ski instructor in 1997, traveling to Canada on a student work abroad program at Mt. Norquay, near Banff, Alberta. He relocated to Australia to become an associate producer at Fox Sports before moving permanently to Canada in 2009, where he now works and lives with his wife and two children.