Year of birth: 1964
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Job: Currently I am a ‘lady of leisure’. Previously, I worked as a policy officer for both State and Federal Governments.
Hobbies: Reading, travel, and spending time with my adult children
Diabetes since: 1969
Previous form of therapy: 1 insulin injection per day for 4 years (pork insulin) > 2 injections per day for another 4 years (Ultralente insulin and Rapitard insulin) > 4 injections per day for 1 year (Actrapid) > 2 years of original pump (similar to Mill Hill Infuser, but custom-made by engineers) > Graseby Syringe Pump for 17 years > MDI for 2 years > a variety of pumps (Medtronic, Deltec Cozmo, Animas, Accu-Chek) > mylife YpsoPump
Diabetes products: mylife YpsoPump, Abbott FreeStyle Libre
The following blog posts by Tori were commissioned by Ypsomed, as part of a patient education series on the mylife YpsoPump. She began trialling the mylife YpsoPump in March 2019. This blog series chronicles her initial and ongoing experiences with the mylife YpsoPump.