Type 1 Diabetes Heroes: Phil Southerland

October 20th, 2014

Type 1 Diabetes Heroes: Phil Southerland

With a CEO who competes in triathlons and our office-wide focus on healthy living, it’s fairly obvious that we like to spotlight people in the diabetes community who are pushing themselves to do great things and bringing more awareness to Type 1.

That’s one of the reasons that led us to spotlighting friend and fellow Type 1 diabetes community member, Phil Southerland. Southerland was diagnosed as Type 1 at just 7 months old, and was told by his doctor that he likely wouldn’t survive past the age of 25. With the help of family and a strong will to compete and win, he went on not only to beat that prediction, but to become a … Read more...