My name is Joshua. I found out that I had type 1 diabetes when I went for my drug test for work they found high readings. I am a technician for Firestone Complete Auto Care and love being a mechanic and helping everyone I get the chance too.

What is the weirdest question you’ve been asked about your diabetes, and how did you respond?
Does it feel werid injecting yourself with the insulin, does it hurt

Has anyone told you that you couldn’t do something due to your diabetes, and you proved them wrong?
No everyone has told me I can do the same thing and even succeed more by watching what I eat and watching my sugars.

How do you inspire others?
I inspire people because I work in a very fast pace environment for work and always going to the gym with friends.

Tell us a story about how diabetes has affected you.
It affected me by having me not eat as much as I use too, to stay away from so much junk food.

How has diabetes contributed to forming you into the person you are today? Mentally, physically, or emotionally?
I formed me into a better person then I use to be. I’m more proactive with my work and working out.

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