Age: 28 Year Diagnosed: 2003 Location: Philadelphia, PA

“A situation that happens often is countless people confusing my pump with a pager. It's 2018.

I don't like people thinking that I ‘can't’ do something because of diabetes. I don't, and won't, let diabetes ever get in the way of me living my life to the fullest. THAT is how I beat diabetes.

Simple, but the most important piece of advice in my life: CGM. Not delaying putting a new sensor on has been the biggest difference maker in my life.”