Sébastien, diagnosed 2002

Teammate Spotlight

Sébastien Sasseville

Motivational speaker, athlete, and author

Sébastien has reached the summit of Mount Everest, completed the Sahara Race, run across Canada, and cycled 400 km across Canada.

As an endurance athlete living with type 1 diabetes, he needs a therapy solution that works. That is why he uses the t:slim X2 insulin pump.*

Insulin Pump

Life-Changing Technology

Sébastien trusts his t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology to help keep him in peak condition while he trains and competes.


Ride Across Canada

In the summer of 2021, Sébastien rode across Canada in support of #AccessForAll. Join him as he takes you on this remarkable journey.

* Tandem Diabetes Care has a compensation agreement with Sébastien Sasseville.

What Drives Sébastien

Sébastien rode across Canada advocating to make life-changing diabetes technologies affordable and accessible to everyone living with type 1 diabetes. Hear from Sébastien about his motivations.

Question and Answer

Ask Sébastien

In this video series, Sébastien answers questions about how he pursues an active lifestyle while living with type 1 diabetes.

Episode One

Sébastien talks about his training regimens, regular fitness routine, and recovery protocols after workouts.

Episode Two

As an athlete living with type 1 diabetes, Sébastien focuses on optimizing glucose levels during endurance events.

Episode Three

Learn more about bolusing around exercise, achieving weight loss goals, and treating low blood sugar with carbs.

Episode Four

Sébastien answers your questions about his remarkable 16-day, 400 km Ride Across Canada cycling adventure.

Episode Five

Discover how Sébastien uses the Exercise Activity feature on his t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control‑IQ technology.

Episode Six

Sébastien offers tips for people living with type 1 diabetes on motivation, goal setting, and how he pushes himself daily.

Pursue Your Goals

Just as every bike ride, mountain climb, and keynote speech presents its own challenges, so does living with type 1 diabetes. Sébastien believes that we need to seek discomfort to learn and transform. You never have to let type 1 diabetes hold you back from what you want to do.

Control-IQ Technology

Sébastien Sasseville relies on his t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology to keep his blood glucose levels in range, so he can focus on what he loves — riding a bike.
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