Growing up, Jack always dreamt of being motor car racer, just like his dad. When he was diagnosed type 1 diabetes however, he was told that could no longer race. Keeping a firm eye on his glucose levels with the help of Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM has meant that Jack was still able to stay on track!
Sam believes that T1D doesn’t need to hold you back from accomplishing your dreams. In 2007, Sam debuted in professional AFL for the Western Bulldogs, and since then, has gone from competing on the field to fatherhood. Whether playing AFL or just at home, Sam uses the Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM to support him.
Ben and his dad used to sneak some waves in before school as Ben loved to surf! So much so, that he started competing at age 11, around the same time he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Whether surfing, studying or anything in between, Ben knows he can rely on the t:slim X2™ insulin pump to help him fine-tune his levels.
Emily Vuong is a 23 year-old half-Australian, half-Vietnamese woman from Perth, WA, living with type 1 diabetes. Emily lives an active lifestyle, refusing to be held back by her diabetes. In fact, she just recently completed her first marathon!
National Taekwondo Champion? Check. Black Belt? Check. Brydie doesn't let anything stand in the way of her achieving dreams. Here, Barbara, Brydie's mum, talks about how Brydie manages her type 1 diabetes with the t:slim X2™ insulin pump and how the pump helps her perform at her best at training and competition days.
Paxx is eight years old and like any boy his age, he loves playing with his friends at school and on the weekend. The difference between Paxx and his friends however, is that Paxx has type 1 diabetes (T1D). To manage his diabetes, Paxx and his mother Sarah, decided to start pumping with the t:slim X2™ Insulin Pump.
Tim was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2011 but this has not stopped him from becoming a professional drummer. Tim says his love for drumming all started with two halves of a honey sandwich. Two halves of a honey sandwich that he would tap as if he were drumming at school.
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