Preparation is the key to completing most sports and adventures successfully. A person with diabetes will in addition need to take note of the medical demands of the activity and plan more rigorously. Knowing more about your diabetes management and having plans to tackle anticipated obstacles will allow you to do whatever you have chosen much more confidently.

Preparation includes a full medical check-up.

  • A review of current diabetes control.
  • A screen of diabetes related complications.
  • An assessment of cardiovascular fitness.

Ensure you have adequate treatment and monitoring supplies as well as storage facilities.

Work out a detailed nutrition plan according to expected energy output.

Check on the best possible equipment available to you, especially for footwear.