Steve is 54 and was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes when he was 25. He has been using insulin since 2002. He is a gadget nerd and advocate for technology and social media/networking as aids to better blood sugar management. Steve worked with the American Diabetes Association for more than a decade handling logistics, lighting, sound, and staging for the various galas and outdoor events. Before the pandemic, he enjoyed riding his tandem bicycle with his wife for the Tour de Cure. Steve works in the exhibit and live event industry worldwide. When he is home in Beaverton, Oregon, he and his wife enjoy their senior dachshunds, good coffee and games.