Sept. 8, 2020

Matthew Vande Vegte: Overcoming Adversity Living With Type 1 Diabetes from the Founder of FTF Warrior


Matt Vande Vegte is the co-owner of FTF Warrior, a health coaching company dedicated to improving the lives of type 1 diabetics through online fitness, nutrition, and mindset coaching. They are focused on empowering diabetics to gain control and renewed purpose in their lives through lifestyle changes, education, accountability, and community.

Learn more at https://www.ftfwarrior.com

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Chapter Markers

  • 00:00 - Introduction - Matthew Vande Vegte
  • 02:00 - What is Type 1 Diabetes?
  • 05:19 - Symptoms and treatment
  • 11:07 - Stress management and overcoming grief/adversity
  • 14:28 - Hypoglycemia and lifestyle changes
  • 19:05 - Fitness, nutrition, and blood sugar
  • 30:00 - Changing perspective and starting a business
  • 34:45 - Key variables for diabetics
  • 37:12 - Doctors and Medical Studies
  • 41:13 - Stereotypes
  • 44:42 - Staying healthy during COVID-19
  • 50:34 - Lasting thoughts


*Intro/Outro Music (Causmic): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCptYdIghPgmOl8opbjZrcuA

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