The first all-diabetes professional cycling team, Team Novo Nordisk, competes on British roads for the first time this weekend in the country’s leading professional cycling race, Tour of Britain.
Orbea has been providing bikes for Team Novo Nordisk throughout the 2014 season. Look out for the Orbea Orca’s in this coming week’s race.
Team Novo Nordisk is racing to inspire people with diabetes to set and achieve their goals, whatever they may be, and show that the first step towards this is good diabetes control.
The team is racing, at the highest level of cycling, to inspire, educate and empower the 3.2 million people affected by diabetes in the UK.
Team Novo Nordisk is a global sports team with more than 100 cyclists, triathletes and runners who live with diabetes, spearheaded by the professional cycling team. This unique team of cyclists all have type 1 diabetes, and manage their condition while training and competing in one of the toughest endurance sports.
.Phil Southerland, co-founder and CEO of Team Novo Nordisk said, “When diagnosed with diabetes, many people think it means they won’t be able to live life the way they’d hoped. Team Novo Nordisk is racing to inspire people with diabetes to set and achieve their goals, whatever they may be, and show that the first step towards this is good diabetes control.”.http://www.tourofbritain.co.uk/news/