Tag Archives: Insulin Pump

Finding your Confidence and Living Life to the Fullest

Jillian Rippolone comes from Long Island, New York and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1997 at the age of 9. I caught up with her for a Team DiAthlete chat about her life with t1 diabetes and ‘finding … Continue reading

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#TeamDiAthlete Interview with Ben Coker

Gillingham 1-1 Southend United, Ben Coker post match about his diabetes and playing the beautiful game: Ben Coker was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 15, where the symptoms came on following being knocked unconscious during a … Continue reading

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DiA-Gadgets

Last week I was invited by Medtronic UK to come up to their head quarters, in the delights of Watford, and attend a meeting regarding their latest development in diabetes technology and the world of insulin pumps, the MiniMed 640G. … Continue reading

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