Mike's Story

Living with #T1D, Small and discreet, Simple to use

When Mike Davies was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 56, everyone assumed it was type 2 diabetes. Mike had developed the classic symptoms: An unquenchable thirst, a constant need to visit the men’s room and a feeling his eyesight was deteriorating.


After months of being on an insulin regime for type 2 diabetes, there was little improvement of his condition. He lost 4 stone within about four months, he felt unwell and drained of energy. Only after additional testing did doctors realise that Mike actually had type 1 diabetes and needed a completely different treatment.

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Benjamin's Story

Living with #T1D, Connected, Simple to use

Living with a classic case of Dawn Phenomenon


Before switching to the Cellnovo Diabetes Management System, Benjamin, 19, had to set his alarm to administer an injection for the middle of the night.

Benjamin lived with a classic case of Dawn Phenomenon, an early-morning increase in blood glucose levels, which would begin at around 3 am and last until noon.

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Anita Hanson’s Story

Living with #T1D, Detachable, Small and discreet, Activity tracker, Simple to use

Switching from MDI to insulin pump therapy


Anita Hanson is no longer a slave to time.

Over the last two years, Anita has rediscovered the joys of shutting off her alarm clock on weekends and having a leisurely lie-in.

When out with friends, she no longer keeps her eye on the clock to make mental calculations on when she’ll need to go home to administer an injection.

Life is more flexible and a little less regimented since switching from multiple daily injections to the Cellnovo Diabetes Management System.

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Leigh Rickards’ Story

Living with #T1D, Connected, Activity tracker, Simple to use

Going from injections to pump therapy


Leigh Rickards misses nothing about having to field questions or dodge strange looks from strangers when he had to administer daily injections of insulin in public.

He learned to ignore the looks from people who mistook why he was injecting and had stock answers ready for the times he’d have to launch into explanations.

The injections proved especially delicate when he was entertaining clients as part of his job.


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