We’re in love with this dynamic brother-sister duo. Parker and Madison live in Encinitas, California, where they can be found bouncing down their blood sugars on their backyard trampoline, between soccer and gymnastics practices.
t:slim Pump user Dee Ann Gauthier remembers traveling by bus on Sundays from Clara Barton diabetes camp for girls to Dr. Elliott Joslin’s private estate in Vermont where she spent the day eating watermelon and petting his horses with other girls with diabetes. 50 years later she walked through the doors of the Joslin clinic to accept her 50-year Joslin medal that recognizes individuals who have lived with insulin-dependent diabetes.
Results from a recent survey by the American Diabetes Association show that the diabetes camp experience has a positive and lasting effect on how young people view themselves and their diabetes.
Allen Hogan uses a vacation day almost every other Friday during hiking season. The mountains call and he must go.
Riley Jenkins is an honors student at the University of Georgia. She’s dual-majoring in biological sciences and nutrition science and will soon begin a research project on mitochondrial capacity and muscle endurance in individuals with type 1 diabetes.
Heading out on vacation or away for work? Traveling with diabetes can be easy and streamlined if you’re willing to do a little prep work. A well-packed bag and proper planning can make your travel experiences fun-filled…despite being islet-free.
In honor of Earth Day we asked 1,456 of our customers how and when they preferred to recharge their pumps. This is what we learned:
Christopher Wilson is behind the scenes of 84 chapters of the Surfrider Foundation. He enables supporters, volunteer activists, and chapter leaders to focus on what they do best - protecting the ocean, waves, and beaches.
Every March, the National Nutrition Month campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Learn more about a hunger-relief non-profit that teamed up with community partners to promote diabetes awareness.
This Valentine’s Day, show your love for that special someone with a gift that truly gives something: Life, for a child.
Mindy Bartleson is on a one-way trip up the Eastern Seaboard. She is certainly no stranger to new frontiers and life transitions.
Jay Haapala is a 17-year-old high school junior, an Eagle Scout, national award winner, community leader, animal lover, and aviation geek on his way to being an FAA Licensed Private Pilot.