For 18 years of my life, I was embarrassed to admit I was a Type 1 diabetic. I was embarrassed to admit I was different from everyone I went to school with. I was embarrassed I had to eat or drink juice in front of peers when the time didn't permit.
This is an exciting time in diabetes research, with the SDP resulting in potential therapies that could transform millions of lives and improve the fiscal health of our nation. We cannot afford to stop now.
While juvenile diabetes has many shared challenges across nations -- patients need to mathematically coordinate exercise, insulin, and diet -- there are a few behaviors that make advising patients with juvenile diabetes in India more challenging