BREATHING FRESH AIR INTO DIABETES EDUCATION

 

WE TAKE DIABETES OUT OF THE CLINICS AND INTO NATURE

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WHAT IS CONNECTED IN MOTION?

We are people with Type 1 diabetes who share a vision: to create a culture of support & engagement in diabetes self-management through peer-based experiential diabetes education, sport, and outdoor adventure.

LATEST FROM THE FRESH AIR BLOG

Meet Stephi– CIM’s New Adventure Coordinator!

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Stephi Walker is joining the Connected In Motion team to plan and coordinate our wilderness trips.  She has an academic background in the science of the natural world, a wealth of professional experience guiding extensively across Canada and the world, and a serious passion for being in the backcountry.  We’re...

Lessons from the Backcountry

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Words & Photos by Paul Vugteveen Coincidentally, two of my brothers and myself began our annual backpacking trip on day one of National Diabetes Awareness Month. Due to scheduling conflicts, we decided to set out on November 1, a few weeks later than we initially intended. The fact that this adventure...

Safety on the North Coast Trail

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Words by Peter Vooys | Photos by Peter Vooys & Blaire Ryan In preparation for the North Coast Trail – and any backcountry expedition – it is prudent to do a little research into the area that you are soon to be travelling. Doing a quick internet search for the...

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

We bring like-minded individuals with Type 1 diabetes & their support networks together to hike, bike, paddle, camp, or just have a good time.

By creating communities that motivate and inspire individuals to take charge of their health today, we are helping to improve the quality of life for people with diabetes now and tomorrow.

It’s pretty amazing that connecting with a group of Type 1's can make you feel so proud of your diagnosis. It lights a spark in you that makes you want to give back to that community while pushing your own boundaries and having the time of your life!

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