Channel Crossing

39 year old and type 1 diabetic Patrick Turner, recently completed the gruelling 21mile Channel crossing from England to France. His original preparations for the event encountered a major hiccup on diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in October 2004. Try testing your blood sugar mid-swimming marathon in choppy seas! Read all about his achievement here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4145464.stm