Ryan Reed, Chad Bower and Mary Mouser show their Tandem tslim x2 pumps

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/27866688/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_587_Final_Tandem_Panel_FFL.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”27866688″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download the episode” /]Meet three young adults who are all in the spotlight AND have type 1 diabetes. NFL player Chad Muma, actor Mary Mouser, and professional race car driver Ryan Reed took part in a panel discussion at this summer’s Friends for Life conference. The moderator is CNN correspondent Oren Liebermann, who also lives with T1D.

I attended this panel in person and thought it would be fun to bring to a wider audience.

One of the things you don’t hear is a short film about Chad Muma that was shown at the start of the panel.. it’s a great look at how he kept his dream of playing in the NFL going after his diagnosis. You can watch it here:


Note: Mary Mouser, Chad Muma, and Ryan Reed have compensation agreements with Tandem Diabetes Care. Individual experiences may vary.

RX ONLY. The t:slim X2 insulin pump with Control-IQ technology is indicated for patients with type 1 diabetes, 6 years and older. BOXED WARNING: Control-IQ technology should not be used by people under age 6, or who use less than 10 units of insulin/day, or who weigh less than 55 lbs. For full safety information, visit: https://bit.ly/2OKAQsw

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