Pietro Marsala dressed in airline pilot uniform stands in front of a plane

Meet Pietro Marsala, the first US commercial airline pilot with type 1 diabetes

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26640276/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/26a9e0/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_561_Final_Marsala_Pilot.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”26640276″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”26a9e0″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Long thought an impossible, development people with type 1 diabetes are now working as commercial airline pilots. The very first to be certified in the US , Pietro Marsala says he decided to forge ahead while working as a flight…