Activities and Adventure

Podder Talk Blog Hero Image - Sean Busby

Type 1 diabetes has been part of my life since 2004. It came crashing into my life from out of nowhere when I was 19 years old. As a professional snowboarder, that diagnosis did not come easy - especially at that age in my life.

Jul 08, 2020
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

“Diabetes poses hurdles, but hurdles are meant to be jumped over,” says 24-year-old Jacob Rothstein who has been living with Type 1 diabetes (T1D, or type 1) for almost 4 years and is currently training for the New York City Marathon this fall.

Oct 15, 2019
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

Here at Insulet, we are proud of our many employees who are also Podders.

Jan 17, 2019
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

So let’s talk about a subject everyone loves: stress. Pardon the sarcasm. The truth is no one likes stress. Like uninvited guests at dinner, stress can exhaust even the heartiest of souls, taxing you physically and emotionally, making even the most mundane tasks a Herculean effort.

Nov 20, 2018
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

What do you get when you bring 60 or so skiers, snowboarders, and Podders together for a day on the slopes?

Gear. Lots and lots of gear.

Nov 20, 2018
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

On June 15, I packed two suitcases, one for me and one for my two daughters, Avery and Harper. Together, we drove from Charlotte, NC to the airport in Greenville, SC for the start of our summer vacation. Our destination? Not the beach. Not Disney World. Somewhere more unique:

Alaska.

Nov 20, 2018
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

Less than 24 hours before embarking upon her first full marathon, 32-year-old Podder™ Torrey McKnight was nervous, but excited to show the world, and herself, that diabetes didn’t have to keep her from pursuing her dreams.

Nov 20, 2018
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

So as we came to the end of the year, I had an internal dilemma: what do I get my daughters for Christmas? As they’ve gotten older, I’ve been more deliberate about creating memories with them instead of simply buying things that can be disposed of after the novelty wears off.

Nov 20, 2018
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

When Marathoner and Podder Matt Patrick approaches the start line in Hopkinton, MA on April 16th, it will be his 14th time running the Boston Marathon as a qualifier, with dozens more marathons and longer distance races under his belt.

Nov 20, 2018
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

As I’ve mentioned in a few previous blogs, I’m a runner.

Nov 20, 2018
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

Basketball.  It’s been a passion of mine ever since I was a kid.  Watching the pros, playing the game with friends, even following fantasy team stats. 

Nov 20, 2018
PodderTalk Blog Post Featured Image

If you’ve been reading my blogs, you know I’ve been on a quest to be the first diabetic to complete a marathon in all 50 states. This is a journey that began in November 2000 when I hobbled to a finish in the New York City Marathon, exhausted and exhilarated.

Nov 20, 2018

Regional Disclaimer

Are you a resident of the United States?

Yes No

The content of the webpage that you are about to access is exclusively reserved for residents of the United States.

If you are a resident of the United States, please click 'Yes' to continue. If not, please click 'No' to exit and do not access the webpages. If you selected this country/language in error, you can go back to the previous page and select your country/language.

Thank you.