Mandy Marquardt is a professional Track Sprint Cyclist for Team Nova Nordisk (the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team) & USA Cycling National Team. Mandy is 22-time US National Champion, 3-time American Record Holder and Olympic Hopeful. Mandy learned to ride a bicycle at the age of 10 and was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at 16 years old. Mandy is a active ambassador for many organisations and is a role model for young kids and for the diabetes community.
Tom, Chris, Morgan and the Diabetes Chat community asked questions to Mandy as she joined the #diabeteschat Twitter Space as guest speaker. We spoke about:
– Her journey with diabetes.
– Her USA cycling & Team Novo Nordisk career.
– Healthy and active lifestyle tips.
– Her ambassador duties.