Active Lifestyle – AMSL Diabetes
Active Lifestyle

Diabetes on Track with Jack

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!

Striving to be Within Target: T1D and AFL

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.

Christian’s Race with Diabetes

Christian is 14 years old and loves racing! When he was 11 years old, he started competed internationally. However in July 2019, Christian was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. To manage his diabetes on and off the race track, Christian uses Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM.

Taking on the Concrete Jungle with T1D

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!

Surfing, Studying and T1D

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.

Hiking with Diabetes – Finishing the Kokoda Track

Duncan loves to hike, climb and mountaineer! He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in his mid-thirties, and soon after, Duncan turned to the t:slim X2™ insulin pump to help him with his diabetes management.

Tackling T1D with Taekwondo

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.

Life Without Limits

Kyle loves being being active – Taekwondo, mountain biking, weight lifting... just to name a few! Having lived with type 1 diabetes since 2000, Kyle uses the Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM for support, so he can gauge where his sugar levels are between fingerpricks.

Drumming with Dexcom

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.

Neil’s Spectacular Cycle for T1D

We met Neil at the first ever annual AMSL Sports & Exercise Weekend. As an eager attendee, he came to learn more about how diabetes could influence his performance in competitive road cycling, his greatest passion.

Dexcom’s Role in Charlie’s Life

18-year-old sports enthusiast Charlie Buddle has lived with type 1 diabetes since he was 10 years old. He shares his experience with the Dexcom G5 Mobile.

Kartier’s Great Adventure

Kartier's type 1 diabetes diagnosis did not stop her from conquering the amazing Machu Picchu trek. She tells us that the handful of ‘lows’ were all caught by the excellent early warnings provided by the Dexcom CGM.

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