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Guido's diabetes story

Read Guido's eye-opening story about poor management and his choice to live without complications with diabetes.

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Guido's diabetes story

In better control with his pump since 2005

When I was a teenager, I was on multiple daily injections as I thought it was easier to hide my diabetes. Stupidly, I didn’t take care of my blood glucose levels. My control was really, really bad. Eventually, I was diagnosed with necrobiosis and retinopathy. I realized then that I wanted to see my kids grow up, and that I had to get to a level of better control. The insulin pump made it possible. Now my glucose levels are stable and my pump allows me to choose a life with or without long-term complications. And I have chosen one without.

- GUIDO

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