Episode 8: Roy Collins

This episode of the Game Plan T1D Podcast features T1D athlete and aspiring Medical Doctor, Roy Collins. After being diagnosed at age 13 with Type One Diabetes, Collins would go on to play football at Choate Rosemary Hall and eventually landed at Yale University. While at Yale, Collins not only played offensive lineman for the Bulldogs, but also began to develop a passion for medicine. He is dedicated in giving back to the Type One community as a health provider and is studying how psychiatry impacts a person’s Diabetes. Tune in for an informative and uplifting conversation.

“You have two options you can sit there and pout about the fact that your crashing down into the 50s on a date or you’re trying to sit back and watch the game at home and you’re shooting up into the 400s…or you can accept the reality of the situation and do something about it and learn from the situation.”

-Roy Collins