Lara lives with type 1 diabetes, but that doesn't slow her down! She plays basketball in the Australian Women’s National Basketball League whilst studying at university as well. We spoke to Lara about what tools she uses to manage her diabetes on and off the court.
Emily talks about staying motivated with her T1D care, all while balancing a busy and active lifestyle! She also reflects on some of her biggest challenges throughout her journey with diabetes and touches on some of the biggest lessons she's learnt over the years!
Pete loves the fresh air and scenery that trail running offers him, and he relies on Dexcom G6 to manage his glucose levels whilst running as it gives him "immediate information and data that can inform decision-making." Pete talks about how to get started with trail running and how Dexcom G6 has assisted him when out and about.
Emily chats about her experience with her diabetes tech (t:slim X2 insulin pump and Dexcom G6 CGM) and how they assist with maintaining her busy lifestyle – whether out with friends, at work or even going for a run! She also discusses her perspective on mental health within the type 1 diabetes community.
Mike has lived with type 1 diabetes since he was 18 years old, but that hasn't slowed him down, on or off his motorbike! In this story, Mike chats about his love of riding his motorbike and how life with type 1 diabetes has affected his greatest joy - hitting the open road!
Anything is possible - just watch Monica prove it! Monica chats about life with type 1 diabetes as a 16 year old woman. With her extremely active lifestyle and reaching her final year of high school, Monica proves nothing can get in her way. She believes it's important to educate others on type 1 diabetes and also let them know they aren't alone!
Whether it's Aussie rules or cricket, Mitch loves playing sport! Mitch was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was just 15 months old. In this story, we spoke to Mitch and his mum Alicia, about Mitch's experience with T1D and how he manages his glucose levels when at home or away, and what support networks they have in place to assist their families journey with diabetes.
Jack's dream of flying was almost just that - a dream. He lost his medical certification to fly after being diagnosed with T1D. Determined to get back off the ground, Jack tried managing his glucose levels strictly with diet and training regimes, before turning to Dexcom G6 for assistance in managing his levels.
From swimming laps in the pool to darting around on the tennis court and even playing piano from time to time, Tim enjoys keeping active! Tim has also lived with type 1 diabetes since 1964! In this story, he speaks about his journey with diabetes and how advancements in diabetes technology have impacted his quality of life over the years.
We spoke to Natalie, who joined our Dexcom G6 family in 2020, about her experience so far and how Dexcom G6 works for her day-to-day, from the convenience of zero fingerpricks* to the peace of mind she receives from Dexcom G6 alerts and alarms.
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. In 2020, Sam upgraded to Dexcom G6 to monitor and manage his diabetes.
Stephanie is a singer, songwriter and all-round performer! She loves nothing more than getting on stage and entertaining people at corporate events, weddings and even primary school discos. To monitor her glucose levels, Stephanie uses Dexcom G6 to make sure every time she sings, she is giving her best performance!
Sarah plays professional netball for the NSW Swifts and the national Australian Diamonds! She's being living with type 1 diabetes since 2017, but doesn't let that affect her game on or off the court. Sarah tells us about her netball career so far and how Dexcom CGM assists with monitoring and managing her levels.
Andrew has lived with diabetes for almost 50 years and has recently updated his t:slim X2 insulin pump to include the new Basal-IQ technology. He talks about his experience so far and how it assists him with his diabetes management day-to-day.
Duncan has been living with type 1 diabetes for over 30 years and loves being outdoors and keeping active, whether that be heading out for a jog, playing a bit of soccer or competing in ultra-marathons! We spoke to Duncan about his journey with diabetes, his experience with Dexcom G6 CGM and why he believes he is ‘fitter for having it.’
Christian (now, 16 years old) loves racing! When he was 11 years old, he started competed internationally. However in July 2019, Christian was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. This hasn't slowed him down though, cruising through life on and off the track with help from Dexcom G6 CGM!
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.
Verity has been playing professional netball since debuting in 2012. Currently, she plays for West Coast Fever and is due to play in the Suncorp Super Netball Grand Final this year on October 18, 2020! Verity also lives with type 1 diabetes, and uses Dexcom G6 to manage her levels on and off the court.
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