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Born and raised in France, Quentin Valognes was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 6. At 21, he is a professional cyclist with Team Novo Nordisk hoping to change how others view diabetes with every race.

Entries by Quentin Valognes

    Diabetes Doesn’t Mean Giving Up My Dreams

    16 May 2018

    Type 1 diabetes patient and Team Novo Nordisk professional cyclist Quentin Valognes shares his decision to dream big despite his diagnosis, and how that perseverance lead to his recent Sprint Jersey win in Dubai.

    Cycling runs in my blood. My father is a well-known cycling commentator, my brother is a current French National cycling champion, and my sister races on the French National team, all of which has fueled my own cycling dreams. Dreams are not always easy to accomplish but I was determined to chase them – even after I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age six.

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