Layla Green was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 17 months. It was a hard journey getting to her diagnosis. Layla’s paediatric healthcare team did not know what was wrong and Layla was misdiagnosed three times before the diabetes diagnosis was confirmed.
Layla is now an enthusiastic, funny and smart seven year-old who gets what her daily diabetes management is all about. Diabetes Voice spoke to her mother Amie about parenting a child with type 1 diabetes and how life has taken on new meaning for the entire family. Go to the interview.
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the new diabetesvoice.org. For the past 6 months, our team has been hard at work building an all-digital global publication targeted for a highly mobile audience —IDF Members and partners, healthcare professionals, diabetes stakeholders, and most importantly, all people worldwide who are personally affected by diabetes.
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Appleton has a mission: to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes through his art, both on the street and in the studio. Diabetes Voice had a chance to visit his Chelsea studio for a brief chat.
In preparation for the UN High-Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in September, the UN held an interactive civil society hearing to provide the opportunity for global stakeholders to make suggestions and share priorities while negotiations are currently taking place over the proposed draft for a Political Declaration.
IDF estimates that four million people living with diabetes are forcibly displaced as a result of man-made and natural disasters. In these difficult circumstances, people with diabetes often struggle to manage their condition and are at increased risk of disability and early death.