Tracy Herbert; grandmother, wife, and mother spreads hope across America. Tracy is a speaker, leading authority on health and wellness, long distance cyclist, health coach, Podcast Host, and Bestselling Author. Her books include Longevity Codes: Live Longer - Stay Healthy - Remain Independent, Ride for Hope: One Woman's Solo 3,527 Mile Bicycle Ride that Inspired the Nation, and Diabetes Tragedy to Triumph: Lessons from 40 Years of Beating the Odds. This grandmother of 6 believes in living life to the fullest, no matter our age or diagnosis. She has outlived her doctor's dismal predictions by practicing what she teaches. Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes over 40 years ago, she was given no hope. Tracy became a researcher as a teen in order to learn how she could prove that hopeless diagnosis wrong.
Tracy celebrates her beating the odds by riding her bicycle 3,527 miles, from California to New York; ending up on "The Dr. Oz Show", touching many lives along the way, and proving we can do anything if we make the right choices.
Tracy is the founder of The Diabetes Technology Advocacy Foundation, formed to provide life-saving Continuous Glucose Monitors and Insulin Pumps to youth whose families cannot otherwise afford them.
Tracy's podcast Your Diabetes Breakthrough offers valuable insights from leading authorities on healthy living for those with Diabetes, and she co-authored Longevity Codes with husband Fred Herbert, to provide tools and strategies for living the best quality of life, no matter the age.
Tracy's credentials: Certified Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach, 43-years with Type 1 diabetes with zero complications, B.S. in Psychology, and life-long researcher.