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A series of experiments I did to test what happens to blood sugar when you go walking for several hours. To make it more fun I did these walks through the streets of Osaka, Japan, following the subway lines that rumble underneath the road surface. Beginning with the shortest line and moving up in difficulty, I checked in at every station along each route and took note of my frequent blood sugar checks. Plus I saw a lot of obscure little neighborhoods in Osaka that very few people ever visit. Watch the short videos about my walks, see how my blood sugar behaved, and get inspired yourself to test the limits of diabetes and also to find beauty in even apparently mundane spots.

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