Distrust of the Health Care System: A Lethal Issue

In the last few years alone, we have seen numerous, heartbreaking stories of childhood deaths from diabetes due to a misdiagnosis or from parental hesitance to accept the diagnosis and to start insulin therapy. Most recently, the media highlighted a case of a young boy’s parents who turned to an herbalist, who advised them their […]
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Type 1 Diabetes: Saving Lives in Bolivia

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission.By Todd Boudreaux & Mariana Gómez For people living in under-resourced countries, the lack of access to diabetes supplies is a grave reality. Without support, many young people die every year from untreated type 1 diabetes. Life For a Child partners with diabetes centers across […]
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