Diabetes and Human Rights: Your Voice Matters.

This content originally appeared here. Republished with permission. Editor’s note: We are honored to republish an announcement from the vital and inspiring diabetes charity Life for a Child. Life for a Child supports children and young people living with type 1 diabetes in under-resourced communities. They partner with local clinics in 45 countries and work […]

“Considered a Curse”—Combating Diabetes Stigma in Nagpur, India

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Lucía Feito Allonca de Amato Jayesh Amarte is a 22-year-old man living in Nagpur, India studying to enter a Master’s Degree Program in Product Design. Jayesh also uses his talents as a public speaker to advocate for awareness about Type 1 diabetes, a […]

Overcoming Obstacles to Treat T1D in Ecuador

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team Araceli Basurto is a certified diabetes educator and pharmaceutical chemist who runs an education center accredited by the International Diabetes Federation in Ecuador. She is also the president and founder of FUVIDA, a nonprofit supported by Life for a Child […]

The Frightening Reality of Skyrocketing T1D Diagnoses in Mali

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Todd Boudreaux In 2007 there were only 28 people in Mali under the age of 25 living with diabetes. 28 young people alive. Out of a population of over 13 million at the time. From 2007 to 2016, 460 more people under the […]

Treating Type 1 Diabetes in Bangladesh: Dr. Kaufman and Life for a Child

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Francine R. Kaufman, M.D. Greetings from Dhaka Traveling over the city by air and then languishing in traffic forever to get to the hotel, I see what now seems typical of a developing country: cars, motorbikes, rickshaws, and people at a standstill jammed […]

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 […]