Personal Stories

Dónal’s Story

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes from the age of 3, Dónal kept on top of his diabetes with injections of insulin before being the first person in Ireland to receive the Paradigm Veo CGMS pump.

Chris’s Story

A Canadian Olympic rower and marathon runner, Chris exhibits the endurance of most elite athletes. However, few would know that for more than a dozen years he has lived and struggled with type 1 diabetes.

Sean’s Story

Months after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Sean created a series of Riding on Insulin Snowboard Camps to help children with diabetes lead a healthy and active lifestyle in a fun winter environment.


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Last updated: 28 Oct 2010

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