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Your Child is Going to Die and We Can’t Do Anything About It


“Your child has Type 1 diabetes”

Those are six words that no parent wants to hear. Those six words were a death sentence 90 years ago before the advent of insulin.

Today, most of the developed world has insulin to treat diabetes, but those six words are still a death sentence in most impoverished, undeveloped, [...]

Diabetes Advocates Urge More Awareness About Depression

Depression and Diabetes Diabetes Advocates urge more awareness about depression.

“There is an urgent need for more effective and efficient depression treatments in diabetes.”

If someone’s living with diabetes, studies show he or she is twice as likely to be depressed compared to a person without diabetes. But what’s even more depressing is that only [...]