8yr-old gymnast with Type 1 diabetes

Dempsey Foxson trains 25 hours / week checking her blood sugar 8–10 times a day.

I am sure you can imagine I have to take really good care of my body!

There are so many people who help me do this at home and at the gym. My parents, coaches, teammates and office staff all provide me with support!

My mom always provides me with healthy food before practice and snacks for my break. Some of my favorite snacks are almond flour muffins or half a ProBar, tons of raw veggies and nuts. I usually try to have my blood sugar between the 150 -180 range before practice. …

A GYMNAST SUPERSTAR LANDS ON HER FEET

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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