Meet SPIbelt Ambassadors Maggie and Emily

Maggie is a Type 1 Diabetic toddler. She was diagnosed at just 15 months old. Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which a persons body mistakenly attacks the pancreas. There is no cause or cure for Type 1. Insulin (infused through a pump or through numerous injections per day) is the treatment to keep T1D’s alive since their bodies can’t make insulin on their own. Although T1D is complicated, & everyday (and night!) comes with its challenges, Type 1 diabetics have NO limits or restrictions. They can thrive, and live long & healthy lives with insulin management & proper care. There may not be a cure for Type 1 Diabetes YET, but we are hopeful there will be one in Maggie’s lifetime.

Q & A

What is your biggest goal for 2019?

Maggie is starting pre-school in 2019. She is super duper excited!

What is your favorite SPIbelt product?

Maggie thinks she’s a fashionista wearing her SPIbelts. She enjoys matching them to her clothes, especially for dance class.

Coolest place you have taken your SPIbelt?

Disney World – Maggie says she can’t wait to go back!

What quote or motto keeps you motivated?

“You have been assigned this mountain to show others it can be moved.”

Anything else you would like to share?

Maggie has Type 1 Diabetes. She was diagnosed when she was 15 months old. T1D is an autoimmune disease with no cause and no cure. Maggie’s SPIbelts make it convenient to carry her medical devise that’s necessary to be near/on her person at all times.


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