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18 May 2021


mHealth Grand Tour: show you support for riders on 5 September in Brussels!

mhealth tourOne week from now - on Thursday 5 September 2013 - 100 riders will leave Brussels for a 13-day bike-ride from Brussels to Barcelona. Amongst them will be a group of 20 amateur riders with diabetes. Their aim: raise awareness of diabetes and sports, and of how mobile health solutions can empower people with diabetes.

Come, meet and support the riders at the departure in Brussels!

We invite you to come and show your support to the mHealth Grand Tour riders next Thursday on the tour departure. The start of the tour will be held at Parc du Cinquentenaire in Brussels on 5 September 2013. Riders will gather at the Parc at 9.00 in the morning for a few group photos and interviews. The official start of the tour will be at 10.00.

Follow the riders during the Tour!

During the Grand Tour, we will be following the riders during the 13-day ride and sharing photos and videos of this amazing experience via our Facebook page, our Blog and Twitter. Follow us to share this unique experience!

Grand Tour smallThe mHealth Grand Tour, is organised by the GSMA - the organisation representing the mobile industry, in partnership with IDF Europe, the European branch of the International Diabetes Federation. The event is also organised under the patronage of EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes. More than a bike ride, the Grand Tour is the opportunity to raise awareness of diabetes, a chronic condition on the increase worldwide and in Europe. Another focus of the ride is to stress the importance of healthy lifestyles and physical activity for management and prevention of diabetes.

For this reason, IDF Europe has also partnered with Team Blood Glucose (TeamBG), a not-for-profit organisation of amateur athletes with diabetes which aims at promoting physical activity as an essential tool for diabetes management and prevention.

For more information about the mHealth Grand Tour, contact Gaƫl Bassetto at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.