Transcend Warrior – Eli Franklin

My Story:

While I’m racing BMX and dirt bikes, I see a lot of rapid blood sugar drops. With Transcend Gels I can treat my lows without even taking my helmet off!

My Health Details

  • Type of Diabetes:Type 1
  • Low blood sugar instances per week:6+ Instances
  • Daily number of times checking blood sugar:7+ times/day
  • Managing Diabetes with:Insulin Pump
  • What age were you diagnosed with diabetes?6-10
  • How long does it typically take you to come up when you are low?Under 1 hour

How has Transcend helped treat your low blood sugars?

Transcend Glucose Gels help bring my blood sugar up fast and efficient to get me back on my bike quickly!!

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

Emily and Ashley Hayes because they are diabetic twins that never let T1D get in their way.

What is your biggest challenge with diabetes?

Site changes and dexcom changes are scary!

What have you learned from your experiences with diabetes?

You can do everything you did before diabetes, but now we’re just stronger and smarter about it.