Ryan Reed, diagnosed 2011

Teammate SpotlightRyan Reed

Professional Race Car Driver With Type 1 Diabetes

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Ryan Reed never let type 1 diabetes (T1D) stop him from pursuing his dream of being a professional race car driver. During his NASCAR career he’s won twice, had seven top-five finishes, and 27 top-10 finishes.

◇ Tandem Diabetes Care has a compensation agreement with Ryan Reed.

Get Ready for Race Day!

See how Ryan prepared to drive his #66 "Tandem Blue" Chevrolet Camaro for the Alsco Uniforms 302, part of the NASCAR Xfinity Cup Series, at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Hint: He loves his insulin pump!)

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The t:slim X2 insulin pump from Tandem Diabetes Care is “high performance and high precision. It’s a world champion.”

Trust Matters

Ryan’s diabetes management is “the best it’s ever been” thanks to his Tandem automated insulin delivery system.*


Control-IQ technology has been a life-changer for the way Ryan lives, works, and trains.

“As a professional race car driver, I believe in surrounding myself with the best equipment on and off the track — and that includes how I manage my diabetes.”


The Right Tech for Ryan, and You

Ryan understands that whether someone has lived with diabetes for six months or 50 years, they never get a day off. That’s why he’s thankful for the technology available today to make his life a little easier.

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Insulin Pump, Mobile App, and Sensor

Predictive Technology

Control-IQ advanced hybrid closed-loop technology adjusts insulin delivery to help prevent highs and lows while still allowing you to manually bolus for meals.


CGM Options

The t:slim X2 insulin pump is the only system that provides options for continuous glucose monitoring therapy. We know that life is better with options.


Freedom to Deliver

The t:connect mobile app frees you to bolus from your smartphone and stay informed of your diabetes management without touching your pump.

Ryan Laps the Competition

With his t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology, Ryan, a professional race car drive, knows he has the hardware and technology he needs for success on and off the track. “It’s almost like having a teammate every step of the way.”

GMS Racing's No. 24 at Darlington

During the 2021 Liftkitsforless.com 200, Ryan drove the custom-designed No. 24 Tandem Diabetes Care Chevrolet Silverado. “It’s incredible to be able to represent Tandem on the track and have my daily life changed by their product.”

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