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Living with Type 1 Diabetes

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  • Living with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Youtube video on how it feels to be diagnosed and then to live with diabetes. Diagnosed at age 11, Alissa tells of her journey and experiences at diagnosis and then as she learns to inject with insulin.

    She became the first child to receive funding for an insullin pump in her home county and found using a pump to be incredibly liberating in terms of her diabetes management and lifestyle.

    This video tells of her experiences over a more than ten year period of living with type one diabetes and how she handles it and comes out smiling and positivie.