Transcend Warrior – Elliott Bowen

My Story:

I have been able to continue to play sports and do all of my normal activities since being diagnosed in 2018. I always have candy or a gel on me in case I get low.

My Health Details

  • Type of Diabetes:Type 1
  • Low blood sugar instances per week:4-5 Instances
  • Daily number of times checking blood sugar:4-6 times/day
  • Managing Diabetes with:Insulin Shots
  • What age were you diagnosed with diabetes?11-15
  • 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?

They work really well, taste good, and are convenient.

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

Anyone with this disease is a hero to me! You have to be strong.

What is your biggest challenge with diabetes?

My mom worried about me too much. I’m 15!

What have you learned from your experiences with diabetes?

I’ve learned to be more responsible and am more grateful for everything.