Find out more about ‘our heroes’ and their experiences of living with Type 1 diabetes and the mylife YpsoPump. Read their stories or connect with them on social media for diabetes tips, stories and perspectives.


Year of birth: 1989

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Diabetes since: February 2009


Year of birth: 1996

Location: Sydney, Australia

Diabetes since: 2009


Year of birth: 1980

Location: Perth, Australia

Diabetes since: 1997

Latest posts

The mylife YpsoPump has been everything I hoped for

Neil's blog posts

After being diagnosed at the age of 17, I’ve lived with Type 1 diabetes for over half my life. Despite my condition being a rollercoaster journey that has challenged me both physically and mentally, it hasn’t stopped me from doing what I’ve wanted to do.

The start of my journey

Klara's blog posts

I started using the mylife YpsoPump about six months ago, and it has been everything I hoped for.

Another step in my mylife YpsoPump journey

Ashley's blog posts

A week ago I received my new Unio Neva meter in the mail (and by the way, I love the custom mylife Diabetescare washi tape!). Alongside the meter, there were some test strips, a bottle of control solution – which I have not seen in a long time – and a lifetime supply of lancets.

Dealing with the real-life challenges of diabetes

Ashley's blog posts

In the past few months, I have experienced some of the frustrations that can happen when you live with diabetes. But they have been relatively easy to deal with, thanks to the features of the pump and the support from Ypsomed.