Miss Idaho Wears An Insulin Pump, And She's Not Afraid To Show It

July 18, 2014 6:16 PM

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Miss Idaho Wears An Insulin Pump, And She's Not Afraid To Show It

This isn't getting "pumped" in the conventional, Arnold Schwarzenegger-approved sense. Miss Idaho (aka Sierra Sandison) does it with her insulin pump, which the 20-year-old has started wearing with pride after struggling with her diagnoses of Type 1 diabetes two years ago.

"In February 2012, my world was flipped upside down by my diabetes diagnosis," Sandison wrote in a blog post after winning The Miss Idaho Scholarship Program last Saturday. "For a while, I pretended that I didn’t have diabetes, hoping it would go away. That led to crazy blood sugars, of course, and ...

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