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Team TandemMark Andrews

Tight end for the Baltimore Ravens

Mark Andrews,* tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, is known for his durability, reliability, and consistency. He expects those same qualities with his pump therapy, which is why he uses Control‑IQ technology.

* Tandem Diabetes Care has a compensation agreement with Mark Andrews.

His Diabetes Story

Mark was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) when he was 9 years old, but that never deterred him from his goal of being a professional football player. Learn about his journey.

Life Changing

Just as every game presents its own challenges, so does each day living with type 1 diabetes. Watch how the t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology changed Mark’s life.

Pro Dreams

Mark shows Shiloh, a young quarterback living with T1D, how to pursue his dream of going pro. These two all-star members of Team Tandem shared a day neither will forget!

Pump Up

Mark’s job requires that he’s in peak physical shape. With the help of his t:slim X2 pump with Control-IQ technology, Mark can stay game-ready while still managing his type 1 diabetes.


Mark’s T1D Teammates

As one of the best tight ends in professional football, Mark Andrews has a fanbase that extends well beyond the field. They also include real t:slim X2 insulin pump users — just like him.


Mark Scores for JDRF

In the 2020 season, Mark helped Tandem Diabetes Care raise $23,400 for the JDRF Foundation through our fantasy football charity challenge.

Positively Different

“My Life is Positively Different”

Mark shares how he’s had a positively different diabetes care experience with the t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology.

Pro Tip #1

Set a Personal Profile

With up to six Personal Profiles available, Mark encourages you to go to your healthcare provider and find one that fits your unique lifestyle.

Pro Tip #2

Follow Your Dreams

Mark didn’t let having type 1 diabetes get in the way of following his dreams and he wants fans of all ages to pursue their aspirations.

A TD For T1D

When Mark Andrews and Blake Ferguson met on November 11, 2021 in Miami, it was believed the first time two professional athletes living with T1D shared the gridiron at the same time. Blake’s team came out ahead, but Mark hauled in six catches for 63 yards and a touchdown.

Control-IQ Technology

Trying to keep your blood sugar in range can be stressful and time consuming. Our Control-IQ advanced hybrid closed-loop technology makes it easier by predicting and helping to prevent highs and lows to help increase time in range.

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