Dana M Lewis is a researcher, author and diabetes advocate who has lived with #T1D since she was 14 years old. Dana created the first do-it-yourself (DIY) automated insulin delivery system in 2015. Dana wrote a book about automated insulin delivery systems and has written a children’s book: “Understanding Automated Insulin Delivery”. Dana is a published author and is a regular speaker at various diabetes related events and conferences.
Tom, Chris, Morgan and the Diabetes Chat community asked questions to Dana as she joined the #diabeteschat Twitter Space as guest speaker. We spoke about:
– Her Diabetes journey
– The creation of the first DIY artificial pancreas
– Hiking & Running
– Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
– Diabetes Advocacy & the importance of peer support
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