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Doug Masiuk is a long-distance runner and the first type-1 diabetic to run across the US. He is a recognized spokesperson for diabetics and advocate for a healthier lifestyles worldwide. Diagnosed at age 3, Doug has never accepted Diabetes as a reason to give up, give in, or simply stop. Doug shares with other diabetics this message through 1Run.org and on the road. To non-diabetics the importance of exercise and diet to better their health and prevent diabetes when possible. Using only running and a finely tuned diet, Doug has decreased his reliance on insulin by 75%. With the dramatic increase in diabetes around the world the relevance of Doug’s message is greater now than ever before.
Doug has spoken at schools, universities, medical schools, town hall meetings and has met with medical leaders, diabetic groups, the running community and political leaders. Dexcom, a leader in glucose monitoring technology, and Nike have both sponsored Doug’s efforts. His message is accessible to everyone, OutRun Diabetes!
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