World Diabetes Day 2017 – Women and Diabetes
01 November 2017
In November, Team Novo Nordisk focuses on the 2017 World Diabetes Day theme of Women and Diabetes! Check out inspirational messages from Team Novo Nordisk’s female athletes.
Mandy Marquardt on the importance of female role models
Elite Cyclist Mandy Marquardt shares her thoughts on the importance of female role models in the diabetes community.
Becky Futura on challenges facing female athletes with diabetes
Team Novo Nordisk Elite cyclist Becky Furuta shares her thoughts on overcoming the challenges facing women athletes living with diabetes.
Lauren Adams on facing fear to achieve goals
Team Novo Nordisk runner Lauren Adams shares words of hope for the next generation of women living with diabetes.
Mandy Marquardt on overcoming the challenges of diabetes
Mandy Marquardt talks about overcoming challenges faced by women living with diabetes.
Becky Furuta on the right to a healthy future
Becky Furuta talks about the importance of access to medicine and the right to a healthy future for women with diabetes.
Lauren Adams on the importance of inspirational role models
“We become what we believe.” Lauren Adams talks about the importance of having female role models in the diabetes community.
Natalie Koch on leading by example
Natalie Koch talks about the importance of leading by example in the diabetes community.
Mandy Marquardt shares advice for the recently diagnosed
If Mandy Marquardt could go back to when we she diagnosed with diabetes at age 16 what advice would she give herself and what would she say to those who told her to give up on her dreams?
Natalie Koch on gender in the diabetes community
“You’re not a man or a woman with diabetes, you’re a person with diabetes.” Natalie Koch shares her perspective on gender in the diabetes community.
Becky Furuta on the importance of self care
Becky Furuta talks about women with diabetes “claiming their place in line”.
Natalie Koch on pushing the boundaries
Natalie Koch shares her perspective on challenging assumptions and racing with diabetes in a male-dominated sport like cycling.