Age: 23    Year Diagnosed: 2009   Location: Pasadena, Ca

"In high school my pump unclipped from my pocket at the wrong time which led to me accidentally flushing my pump down the toilet. Luckily, I caught it by the cord and had to hold on tight until it stopped flushing and had to pull it out....talk about embarrassing.

Get involved in the T1D community! It makes the biggest difference. It starts off as a support system then becomes a great friendship!"