Nick Gogel has had Type 1 diabetes since age 5. He played basketball in college, and he currently works as a model in New York City, Paris and Athens. Gogel offers a unique perspective on balancing a career in which appearance is everything; athletic training (CrossFit, boxing, basketball, and yoga); and overcoming the daily challenge of controlling a chronic disease. Follow him on Twitter @NickGogel.
The incidence of diabetes keeps increasing in the population as more and more people are diagnosed with the disease. There are two types: Type 1, in which the body cannot produce the hormone insulin and the person must inject it;...
July 20, 2012 | Nick Gogel