Hydration & Nutrition

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Words & Photos by Hank DeVos Hydration Hydration is an interesting topic; there are lots of conflicting ideas on what you should do. Drink every 15 minutes! Only drink when you are thirsty! Consume 8 glasses of water a day! It can get confusing and frustrating. The gist of it...
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Coach’s Corner

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Words by Julie De Vos and Heather Gomez   One of Connected In Motion’s biggest events of the year happens annually over the same weekend in May. The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is the largest marathon event in Canada but it offers so much more than long distance running. With a…

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Welcome to Canada, Dexcom G5!

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Words by Jen Hanson Note: This is not a sponsored post. The CIM Team is a big fan of new technology and all-things that make life with Type 1 diabetes easier. We've had the opportunity to learn lots about the Dexcom G5 over the past weeks and wanted to share...
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Recap: SoCal Slipstream

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Words by Heather Gomez  |  Images by Blair Ryan If you were going to be stuck on an island for three days, what would be the one thing you would want to have with you? If you said “30 other awesome people with Type 1 diabetes”, then you just described...
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Recap: Summer Slipstream

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Words by Heather Gomez | Images by Erica Bota What a weekend!  Over 50 adults of all ages from the Type 1 community participated in the first-ever Summer Slipstream on the weekend of September 16-18.  Hosted at Camp Can-Aqua in Cardiff, Ontario, we enjoyed a gorgeous lake view and the rustic perks…

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Hank and the Road to Ironman Wisconsin

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CIM’s very own Team Member, Hank Devos is competing in the Wisconsin Ironman this weekend, alongside a bunch of other Type 1s with Riding On Insulin’s Endurance Team! We caught up with him to learn a little bit more about the race, what his training has looked like, and how he’s…

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#T1DCanoer and Muskoka River X

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Long time CIMer and member of the Type 1 community, Pat Lynch is taking on a mega-challenge this summer. Muskoka River X. Not only is he taking on this epic physical (and mental!) challenge (we’ll let him tell you more about it, below!) but he’s also fundraising money for Connected in…

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Taking the Leap to CGM

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When we heard CIM Board Member, Joanna Nicholson, was thinking of trying out a CGM, we asked if she’d be willing to share her first experiences with us to help give some insight into what it might be like to take the leap to Continuous Glucose Monitoring. Check out what…

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