After moving to California and being inspired to get more fit, Christel noticed a lack of resources for managing blood sugar while exercising. So she decided to change that. She and her husband cofounded Diabetes Strong three years ago, and she agreed to chat with us about her experience.
Have you always been an athlete—does this lifestyle come naturally for you?
I grew up in Denmark, where everyone bikes everywhere, so I was always active, but I was never an athlete. But when my husband and I moved to Santa Monica—well, that's the epicenter of active living. I started working out at a b...