World Diabetes Day 2017 - Women and Diabetes

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.

World Diabetes Day 2017: Mandy Marquardt on the importance of female role models


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.

World Diabetes Day 2017: Becky Futura on challenges facing women 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.

World Diabetes Day 2017: Lauren Adams on facing fear to achieve goals


Mandy Marquardt on overcoming the challenges of diabetes

Mandy Marquardt talks about overcoming challenges faced by women living with diabetes.

World Diabetes Day 2017: Mandy Marquardt on overcoming the challenges of 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.

World Diabetes Day 2017: Becky Furuta on the right to a healthy future


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. 

World Diabetes Day 2017: Lauren Adams on the importance of inspirational role models


Natalie Koch on leading by example

Natalie Koch talks about the importance of leading by example in the diabetes community.

World Diabetes Day 2017: Natalie Koch on leading by example


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?

World Diabetes Day 2017: Mandy Marquardt shares advice for the recently diagnosed


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.

World Diabetes Day 2017: Natalie Koch 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”.

World Diabetes Day 2017: Becky Furuta on the importance of self care


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.

World Diabetes Day 2017: Natalie Koch on pushing the boundaries

 

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