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"I Didn't Understand..."

I Didn't Understand...

"Seven years ago, I was diagnosed with type one juvenile diabetes. I remember the doctor telling me my pancreas wasn't working right. At my age, I didn't know what that meant."


Care In West Africa

For diabetic children in Mauritania, the annual cost of their diabetic supplies takes up most of their family's annual income, not to mention the additional cost of regular checkups and screenings. Without supplies, survival is in question.

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Diabetes Care in the Navajo Nation

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with greater numbers diagnosed with each passing year. In the past the disease could be disabling or even deadly, but thanks to advances in modern medicine, diabetes is not necessarily a death sentence—with careful monitoring, regular medication and healthy lifestyle changes, individuals can control the effects and live a long, productive life. Unfortunately, in the Navajo Nation, the rate of diabetes is up to three times higher among the community, and prevalence doubled among adults in just a ten year period. To complicate matters, geographic isolation and high poverty prevent access to some of the most basic care.

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