(Originally published on MuscleandFitnessHers.com in April 2015.) The former cheerleader, dancer and model is new to mixed martial arts (MMA) but UFC fans took notice of Paige VanZant when the 20-year-old from Sparks, NV, won the biggest fight of her life last fall during the UFC Fight Night 57. In the second fight of the… Read More
B.J. Crombeen, a 28-year-old professional hockey player and right wing for the Arizona Coyotes was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age nine. During his 2013-2014 season with his former team, Tampa Bay Lightning, second, Crombeen scored three goals including one game-winning goal. He was on Tampa’s chapter of JDRF and was recently involved in an event with… Read More
February 1, 2014 | Categories: Profiles
(This custom publishing article first appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek.) In the spring of 2024, the world’s population will reach 8 billion, according to United Nations’ estimates, having made the hop from 7 million in a mere 13 years, and marking an uptick of 6 million over the past 100 years. All of those mouths create… Read More
Elizabeth Profit is an upcoming young professional tennis star who has been living with type 1 diabetes for years. The USTA-ranked teen is on the road competing in tournaments and hoping to earn a spot in the US Open. Elizabeth counts on the support of her family and her coach as she works to achieve… Read More
He DX regularly features The DX Diabetes Dish, a profile about life and life with diabetes. Here, we dish with Miguel Paludo, a 29-year-old NASCAR driver from Brazil, who lives life on the fast track! He finished fifth in the 2012 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway and was tenth in the final Nascar Camping World… Read More
Jackie Joyner-Kersee might be a former Olympic athlete, but the accomplishment is hardly what defines her. The 50-year-old track and field star, best known for her award-winning performances in the heptathalon and the long jump, has long been as inspirational off the track as she is on it: A six-time medal winner (three of them… Read More
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