Transcend Warrior – Andrea “Andee” Williams

My Story:

I have had type 1 diabeties for 10 years – just celebrated my diaversary this last September! My mom is also type 1 and we are always sharing low blood sugar supplies! I first heard about Transcend Glucose gels while volunteering at a kids T1D camp and we use the gels for low blood sugars. I transcend above my diabetes by being involved in my community and striving to make an impact to better the lives of those also living with T1D. Whether that is being a role model, a listening ear for those bad diabetes days, teaching at T1D camp, or public speaking about diabetes, I want people to know diabetes doesn’t stop me! I’m a hiker, backpacker, runner, strength trainer, and avid dog walker. Products like Transcend Glucose gels help keep me moving without worry through my numerous activities and not mention keep me from eating less desirable glucose resources (glucose tabs, YUCK)!

My Health Details

  • Type of Diabetes:Type 1
  • Low blood sugar instances per week:4-5 Instances
  • Daily number of times checking blood sugar:7+ times/day
  • Managing Diabetes with:Insulin Shots

How has Transcend helped treat your low blood sugars?

Transcend Glucose gels saved my life (literally) on a backpacking trip this last summer. I found myself 8hrs away from base camp with a blood glucose of 52 and dropping. I had stuck a bunch of the glucose gels into my bag and starting using them to raise my blood sugar. They worked like a charm! Now I’m hooked and I’ve shared them with my other T1D friends.

You can find Andrea on Instagram at @andee.nicole