Miguel Paludo
The Nascar racing driver was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes aged 21. He continued to pursue his racing career while learning how to manage his diabetes and recently his son was also diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes aged 8 months.

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Phil Southerland
Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes aged 7 months, doctors predicted he wouldn’t live past the age of 25. In 2005 he founded Team Type 1, an initiative to inspire those with diabetes to manage their condition better, and now in his 30s, Phil is proving the predictions wrong.

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Charles Mattocks
TV chef and nephew of the late Bob Marley, Charles was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2011. Since his diagnosis, he has been campaigning to raise awareness of diabetes and is currently producing a film ‘The Diabetic You’.

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Bas van de Goor
The retired volleyball player was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2003. He has since set up the Bas van de Goor Foundation aimed at improving the quality of life for people with diabetes through sports.

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