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Champion cyclist in East Texas today

He's a champion cyclist and diabetes advocate, and today he was in East Texas.

Robert Schrank was at ETMC for Diabetes University Day. As a member of the Team Type One cyclists, Schrank came to show others that diabetes shouldn't limit them in life.

"Our goal is to get out and first of all win bike races and second of all to show people that will diabetes it's not going to prohibit thing from doing crazy things...adventuresome things and doing the things that they want to do in life," said Schrank.

The event included a chance for diabetics to try out the first tubeless insulin pump.

LaKecia Shockley, reporting.


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