Matt, one of Ypsomed Australia's bloggers

Year of birth: 1977

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Job: Designer

Hobbies: Latin dance

Diabetes since: 1980

Previous forms of therapy: Injection therapy (MDIs) > Desitronic pump > Medtronic Paradigm Veo pump > Medtronic 640 pump > Animas 2020 (all along with diet and exercise)

Current diabetes products: FreeStyle Libre system, mylife YpsoPump, Humalog insulin

His credo

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

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Kirilly's blog posts

When I was 12 years old and experiencing high school for the first time, I was suddenly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Learning about my condition was scary at first, but diabetes gave me a voice – as well as a lot of new friends!