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


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 instructor, taking inexperienced student pilots up while he was in control.

Pietro will share what happened next, how a mountain of data gradually won of skeptics, his in flight diabetes routine and what he’s up to now. You might be a passenger on his next flight!

This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider.

Follow Pietro on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flytype1/?hl=en

FAA requirements for pilots who dose insulin: https://www.faa.gov/ame_guide/dec_cons/disease_prot/itdm

More about Pietro Marsala: https://www.healthline.com/diabetesmine/first-commercial-pilot-type-1-diabetes


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