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What’s Life Like for a Child with Diabetes? Here’s Elle’s Diabetes, by the Numbers

When my daughter Elle was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, I assumed we were in for a long road. What I didn’t understand at the time is that diabetes is not a long road – it is a never-ending journey, one that requires constant management of insulin doses, blood sugar monitoring, physical activity and diet.

It’s hard to truly convey the challenges of Type 1 and the courage it takes for a child growing up with diabetes, but here’s a glimpse at what Elle’s has faced since her diagnosis.

infographic of the impact of diabetes on a child's life