TNN Talks: Gerd de Keijzer

By teamnovonordisk

You might have known that Pro rider Gerd de Keijzerbegan cycling with his local cycling club when he was seven years old and that he was diagnosed with diabeteswhile following the Tour de France in a camper with his family. But did you know that Gerd also loves “Band of Brothers” and is unable to race his best if his socks aren’t just right?

Below, the Dutch rider shares a few things you may not know this edition of TNN Talks.


Favorite food when traveling:

Good question: when traveling, I don’t really have a favorite food.

But right now, after finishing 3 weeks of racing in China, I mostly miss the local foods, which I have at home.

Favorite food from your home country:

Some of my favorites are Dutch Campina milk, worstenbroodje (which is a Dutch sausage roll) and local multigrain bread with chocolate sprinkles.

Favorite musician/band:

I’m mostly into dance/house music, like Dutch DJ Martin Garrix.

Besides that, I like most of the up-to-date top 40 music.

Do you use a pen or pump?

I use a pump for my basal insulin and a pen for my mealtime insulin.

Anyone else in your family with diabetes?

No one in …read more

Via:: Team Novo Nordisk