Diabetes Stories

If you have diabetes you're not alone. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 194 million people have diabetes worldwide. You can improve your quality of life with diabetes by taking good care of yourself. The stories of diabetes "heroes" OneTouch's collected show that these people let nothing stand in the way of their dreams. OneTouch hope their positive profiles inspire you to live a life without limits, too.

Meet Kris Meet Adam Meet Susan Meet Noah
Amazing Athletes

LifeScan sponsors the Prize for Athletic Achievement, given by the Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association (DESA). OneTouch honor the many people with diabetes that lead active lives.

Meet Kris: Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2000, Kris Freeman pursues his cross country skiing at the highest levels.

Type 1 Diabetes

Whether diagnosed as a child or young adult, the daily insulin routine has not prevented these individuals from passionately pursuing their interests.

Meet Adam: Diagnosed with diabetes in eighth grade, Adam Morrison turned a successful collegiate basketball experience into a professional career.

Type 2 Diabetes

A diagnosis of Type 2 can lead to changes in day-to-day life. See how people with Type 2 learned to successfully manage diabetes.

Meet Susan: Support and exercise OneTouch are the keys to helping Susan lose 100 pounds and live a healthier life with Type 2 diabetes.

Kids, Teens and Families

Life with diabetes can be a special challenge for kids and teens, and their families.

Meet Noah: Motivated and passionate, Noah took his message about living with diabetes to South America where he spent 11 months backpacking and helping other young people with diabetes.