Phil Southerland and Team Type 1 hope to qualify a Type 1 diabetic for the Tour de France by 2012.

Phil Southerland and Team Type 1 hope to qualify a Type 1 diabetic for the Tour de France by 2012.

Phil Southerland was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at seven months old and must test his blood sugar up to 20 times a day. However, Southerland hasn’t let the disease stop him. He cycled at the collegiate level and co-founded Team Type 1, a professional cycling team for athletes with diabetes. Bill talks with Southerland about raising diabetes awareness across the globe.