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Your Diabetes Insider Podcast

Jul 17, 2023

In this episode of the Your Diabetes Insider podcast, we are joined by our first ever guest, Rob Howe, a remarkable athlete and entrepreneur who has successfully managed type 1 diabetes throughout his basketball career! Rob shares his inspiring journey from high school to college, discussing the impact of diabetes on his sports performance and the challenges he faced along the way.


We talked about:

  • Rob's diagnosis story and the initial misconceptions he had about symptoms. 

  • The impact of diabetes on Rob's basketball career and the challenges of managing blood sugar levels during intense activities.

  • Strategies and routines for managing blood sugar levels during games and practices.

  • Addressing challenges and misconceptions faced as a diabetic athlete.

  • Tips for managing blood sugar during longer duration sports and intense workouts.

  • The power of a growth mindset, perseverance, and self-acceptance in overcoming obstacles.

Tune in to this empowering episode that celebrates the resilience and determination of athletes with diabetes, offering inspiration and practical guidance for thriving on the court and beyond!



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