Insulin-dependent diabetes Running about 4,600 kilometers between California Disneyland and Florida Walt Disneyland, once again proved His health is not an obstacle do excercise.
Don MuchowThe 59-year-old ended his journey enthusiastically this week because he loves running and loves to “be the first to set this goal for himself between two attractions”.
Games between Disneyland United States It is the longer part of the Americas between the Pacific coast and the Atlantic Ocean, Newport Beach (California) Head to Indialantic Beach (Florida), which is scheduled to end this Wednesday.
The athlete said on his blog that he started running in February 2020, but due to the death of his father and father, The pandemic interrupted the journey Between March and September of that year.
Muchow has established himself as a marathon runner, and has worked in Iroman and Sedentary Ultrarunner Full of fear
The athlete said on his blog that in 2003, 42 years old, 22 kg overweight, He realized that his physical education teacher warned him that it was “too dangerous” to get sick at the sports meeting, which was wrong.
He remembers that he is not the fastest or the youngest, but he knows “Exercise is essential to help people with type 1 diabetes Stay healthy, control blood sugar and minimize complications. “
He complained that the doctor could not answer his question about juggling Exercise, insulin and food In order to avoid dangerous blood sugar fluctuations, “is the deepest and darkest fear of all type 1 diabetes patients.”
Mouch He said in an interview with “News 6” that a friend suggested that he run from Disneyland to Walt Disneyland.
“A small light bulb lit up on my head, and I said: “I don’t think anyone has done this, let’s find it”, And no one has. Therefore, it is very special to me and can help me realize my dreams,” Muchow said.
The diabetic said on his blog that he started with the short distance race and then gradually increased until the long distance race.
“What surprised me is, I did not die, nor did I die in the emergency room. I began to believe that if I worry about the details of T1 (type 1 diabetes), everything is possible.
“Many of us want to stay active, we want to be healthy, we want to avoid complications, but There are complications to avoid complications, I want to help people with this disease find safe ways to do even epic things,” he told News 6.