On February 18, The Challenge star Kyle Christie opened as much as his followers about his diabetes and shared some details about dwelling and competing on the show with kind 1 diabetes. The British actuality star posted that he’d simply been given the COVID-19 vaccine and wrote, “Feeling extraordinarily grateful to have been provided the Covid vaccine. Being a sort 1 Diabetic it was stunning to know that 1 in 3 individuals who die from covid in hospital have Diabetes.”
I do not learn about anybody else however I’m so able to get again to some form of normality. If getting the vaccine means being one step nearer to killing off this evil virus, then I used to be completely satisfied to have it to guard not simply myself however my family and friends.
This put up wasn’t the primary time he’d talked about his diabetes though he does not talk about it often. On January 19, he posted a photograph to Instagram and wrote, “What’s everybody’s ideas on the Vaccine then? I personally need it as a result of I’m Diabetic as F***…And would not thoughts a pint in a pub!”
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He Responded to Many Fan Questions About His Diabetes & Said He Was Diagnosed at 11 Years Old
In one remark, Kyle revealed that he was recognized with kind 1 diabetes in 2003 when he was 11 years old and stated subsequent month will mark 18 years with it. Someone requested why he does not point out it on The Challenge and he replied, “I’m certain @challengemtv and @mtv will make it part of the show subsequent time.”
One fan introduced up his performances on The Challenge and stated they have been impressed that he made it to 2 finals and competed with diabetes. Kyle responded, “diabetes by no means [stopped] me on the show, folks at all times advised me it ought to however it does not.” Someone requested if he has a pump for his diabetes and he replied, “I’m really simply on injections now I’m old fashioned the pumps a brand new faculty factor.”
He additionally responded to a different fan who stated, “I’m diabetic and I simply received my vaccine yesterday! It made my sugars a bit wonky immediately tho, be careful for that!” Kyle stated, “yeah I’ve been watching.” Kyle’s costars chimed in with their help, specifically Rogan O’Connor, Ashley Mitchell and Jenny West.
Kyle Is Looking for His First Win After Making 2 Finals in His ‘Challenge’ Career & Has a Gold Skull on ‘Double Agents’
Kyle’s come near profitable, making two finals, however he is nonetheless on the lookout for his first Challenge victory. The Geordie Shore alum made his debut on Vendettas and made it to the ultimate the place he got here in third. Double Agents marks his sixth season on the show and his finest outcome got here on Total Madness when he additionally made it to the ultimate and positioned second.
On Double Agents, Kyle is without doubt one of the 5 male opponents who’ve received their gold skulls and are eligible to run the ultimate problem. However, the season is much from over and he could need to defend his cranium in opposition to one other competitor who does not have one. His present accomplice is Kam, who additionally has her cranium and the 2 are thought of a powerful staff in the home.
The Challenge: Double Agents airs on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.