My T1D Story

Welcome to the My T1D section.  Here you'll find people's stories about how they self-manage their T1D both at home and in the community.

Laura's Type 1 Journey

Meet Laura... she's had an incredible journey with type 1 diabetes.  Watch her inspirational story with JDRF and her recent trip to lobby congress at Capitol Hill in Washington DC.


Sheku's Story

Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays the cello and won the BBC's Young Musician 2016 competition. He was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at 12. In this short film he shares his passion for music and how he manages his diabetes around his busy schedule.

Milly's Story

Here's Milly giving us some insight into her life with T1D:

Alice and Holly's Story

Here's a film about Alice and Holly. Alice has Type 1 Diabetes and Holly is her Medical Alert Assistance Dog. Inseparable friends with an incredible story:

For more information on Medical Alert Assistance Dogs please visit their website and see the great work that they do:

Laura & her Pump

Meet Laura as she show's you how to do a set change:

On Track With #T1D

Meet Dylan.... a keen BMXer and see how he manages his Type 1 Diabetes on the track.

Lots more stories coming soon...