Chloe’s diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes 13 years ago ignited a passion for adventure. In threatening to take away her freedom, diabetes inspired her to do more, see more and be more. She’s guided expeditions by canoe to the Arctic Ocean, traversed the North by dog sled, circumnavigated New Zealand by bicycle, run half marathons, completed adventure races, ski toured 400km north of the Arctic Circle in northern Norway and backpacked around the world.
In the video below, Chloe Vance, founder and executive director of Connected in Motion, shares a turning point in her life, when she went from unengaged to engaged patient, to patient activist and realized the power of community.
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