DiAview: Scott Johnson

Every #FeelgoodFriday DiAthlete will share an exclusive, insightful and empowering interview (or #DiAviews) with a connected voice in the type 1 diabetes world. Scott K. Johnson, born and raised in Minneapolis, MN, in the United States, has lived with type 1 diabetes since the age of 5, diagnosed in the April of 1980 - "coming

Nana Korobi, Ya Oki

During 2019’s Rugby World Cup, England’s Henry Slade wasn’t the only person at the tournament living with diabetes to play a key role, Hisako Saito, from Japan, has lived with type 1 diabetes since 2006 and was a volunteer for the media team of Osaka’s Hanazona Stadium fixtures. With a deep passion for ballet, Hisako

DiAview: Andrea Deck

Andrea Deck is an actress who has featured in a number of highly successful TV dramas, movies and is even a recognised voice in a number of hit videogames. Andrea has lived with type 1 diabetes for over 17 years and vlogs as ‘ShesDiabetic.’ It was a privilege to do a #DiAview with Andrea, who

DiAthlete’s Mother

1.What do you recall your initial reaction being when you first heard about your son, Gavin’s diagnosis to type 1 diabetes? “I was in shock to start with - the doctor had asked me to leave a urine sample and within half hour rang me and said Gavin's urine is so high in sugar that

Sana Ajmal: Type 1 in Pakistan

  Sana Ajmal from Islamabad, Pakistan - who will be joining us in Greenwich, London, on Saturday 11th November for the DiAthlete Global Premiere! How old were you when diagnosed with t1 diabetes and in those early years how much did you / your family know about the condition? “It was my 15th birthday. I was