The Grumpy Pumper is from the UK and blogs about diabetes from https://grumpypumper.wordpress.com/. He is also an active commentator on Twitter (@grumpy_pumper) and Facebook.

He was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on 26th August 1994 and has been an insulin pump user since 2009. He says that he will NOT be beaten by diabetes (and is GRUMPY!).

The opinions presented in these blog posts are those of the author and may not represent the opinions of Ascensia Diabetes Care. The Grumpy Pumper logo has been provided for use by The Grumpy Pumper.

Ascensia have provided financial support for travel, accommodation and registration for The Grumpy Pumper to attend the 11th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes in Vienna.