#ShowMeYourPump, Miss Idaho

by Leighann on September 15, 2014

Sierra Sandison

Last night during the Miss America pageant, Sierra Sandison won the People’s Choice award. I have no doubt that people with diabetes and other medical conditions requiring them to wear accoutrements got behind her and voted in droves because of the visibility of the #showmeyourpump campaign. Even if she wasn’t crowned Miss America, we can all be proud of the visibility and awareness that she has brought to diabetes and insulin pumps this past month. And don’t forget that even though she wasn’t crowned Miss America, she has a year ahead of her as Miss Idaho.

Congratulations, Sierra!

For my thoughts about showing off your insulin pump, something my child with diabetes does daily, continue reading:

Why #ShowMeYourPump is not a big deal (but such a big deal)

(Image courtesy the Miss America organization.)

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