COMEDIAN Ed Gamble has opened up about his health battle with Type 1 diabetes along with his seven stone weight loss journey.
The TV star was the winner of the ninth series of Taskmaster and makes regular appearances on Mock The Week.
What has Ed Gamble said about losing weight?
在五月 2021, 埃德 opened up about losing seven stones.
When he first started stand-up comedy, he was noticeably bigger.
然而, he decided to change his diet and take up exercise in order to lose weight.
Ed began running and has even taken part in several marathons since his weight loss journey began.
Speaking to Entertainment Daily, 否决 X 因素: “When I was 23 或者 24, I lost a lot of weight and started trying to get on top of my lifestyle a bit.”
Ed previously weighed 19 石头, and managed to lose six stone in just a few months.
He told the Daily Star: “I didn’t do a crazy crash diet.
“I just changed my lifestyle – stopped the binge eating, stopped boozing for a while – and it just fell off.
“Then I started getting into exercise and found I enjoyed it.”
His decision to lose wait came from when he started getting a few more TV bookings.
“I thought it might be nice to shed a few pounds,”他解释说.
What has Ed Gamble said about diabetes?
Ed was diagnosed with Type 1 糖尿病 when he was just 13-years-old.
谢天谢地, he mother was a nurse and managed to pick up that he was often thirsty and needed frequent trips to the loo.
He now addresses his condition in his live performances and even turned it into a comedy show, with his stand-up tour being called Blood Sugar!
Ed uses the revolutionary Dexcom G6 to monitor his glucose levels.
He explained that he felt “more in tune” with his condition once he started changing his unhealthy lifestyle.
What is the Dexcom G6 which Ed Gamble uses?
The Dexcom G6 is Dexcom’s latest generation continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) 系统.
Unlike the previous generations, the Decom G6 requires no fingersticks as it is factory-calibrated.
The system features a one-touch auto-applicator with a discreet transmitter.
It sends glucose readings to a compatible smart device or the Dexcom receiver every five minutes.
The device is available for patients ages two and older.
It roughly costs around $6,000 (roughly £4,400) a year in total for the Decom G6 transmitters which each last 90 天, so would require four transmitters.
What is Ed Gamble famous for?
Ed is an English comedian, known for co-presenting The Peacock and Gamble Podcast and his regular appearances on Mock the Week.
He won the ninth series of Taskmaster back in 2019.
He has guest-hosted the Elis James and John Robins Show on Radio X in 2017 和 2018 as well as the Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster podcast with fellow comedian James Acaster since 2018.