Transcend Warrior – Cheyanne Plummer

My Story:

I play travel softball and there are times when I can’t play an inning because my blood sugar is low and I don’t feel good. Even when I try to stay over 200 for softball games, I drop fast. It’s not fun to miss an inning and let my team down.

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 Pump
  • What age were you diagnosed with diabetes?0-5
  • How long does it typically take you to come up when you are low?1-2 hours

Do you have a diabetic hero that you look up to? If so, who and why?

All diabetics are my heroes. We go through so much and it takes a strong person.

What is your biggest challenge with diabetes?

Not feeling safe when my sugar starts to drop. I feel like something bad is going to happen.

What have you learned from your experiences with diabetes?

That I am strong and can do many things.