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My six-year-old son was medically diagnosed in September 2012 with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) at the age of two, an autoimmune disease that destroyed the insulin-producing part of his pancreas. Insulin is a hormone that helps move sugar, or glucose, into your body’s tissues for energy. Without it, sugar builds up in your blood and can reach dangerous levels. T1D can happen to both children and adults at any age and its cause has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle. To avoid life-threatening complications, people with Type 1 Diabetes must take insulin for their entire lives. There currently is no cure.
T1D is a stressful disease to manage and my son’s blood sugar is rarely stable. As a parent of a young Type 1 Diabetic, I am continuously thinking…
- Born on August 28
- Joined November 1, 2006