Transcend Warrior – Laurie Lépine

My Story:

I’m a lifeguard so training was hard. I had to find a way to keep my sugars high: always eating!!! Now, I look closely and monitor my glucose to be sure I’m okay when I’m working!

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?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?

I love how they taste, how it’s the perfect amount of carbs, and how it raises my sugars!

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

Max Domi, for sure! I’ve always been a Habs fan and being able to look up to someone like me on the ice is just amazing! I actually had the chance to meet him last June!

What is your biggest challenge with diabetes?

The sugar rollercoasters.

What have you learned from your experiences with diabetes?

That a bad thing can turn out to be a good thing on another angle. Diabetes gave me maturity and strength to live my life and battle!