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.


Her Credo:
Happiness doesn’t mean your life is perfect, it means you have the strength to look beyond the flaws.


His credo:
Don't let diabetes be your reason why not, make it part of your reason why!



Her credo:
Nothing is impossible – the word itself says “I’m possible”


His credo:
"The most important factor that helps me live well with type 1 diabetes is maintaining a positive attitude."


Her credo:
"I call myself the ‘Pin Cushion Princess’, helping others to understand life with diabetes."

Latest posts

Wrapping up my thoughts

Ashley's blog posts

Now that I have reached my final post for this series, I’ve been using YpsoPump for about 18 months. While I’m still waiting for the bi-directional update, many things have happened along the way that have made me love the pump – and Ypsomed – even more.

My experience with Freestyle Libre sensors

Ashley's blog posts

Having the Libre as part of my diabetes management toolkit has been wonderful.

Now – the mylife YpsoPump

The past and the present

Tori's blog posts

Since being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of four in 1969, I’ve managed my diabetes with a variety of treatments – all of which have changed considerably over the years.

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.