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Type 1 Kid Never Misses A Step
Dayne is a very active 12 year old, he is an aspiring dancer who currently practices 4-5 days a week after school at the academy in Traverse City. He was diagnosed with type 1 a little less than a year ago. He is the most amazing kid (person) I know, he never missed a "beat" when we found out.
Type 1 diabetes doesn't have to stop you from enjoying your passion and reaching your dreams. Let's show diabetes who's boss!
Click to read Dayne's story of ambition and passion!
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 11. I was struggling with it for 19 years and didn't look after myself properly. had a needle phobia and as a result I damaged my nerves in my feet. I had eye problems just last April and I got kidney failure. I was on dialysis for 8 months. Fortunately my kidney specialist put me on the waiting list for a kidney and pancreas transplant.
We all know there are many researchers out there working hard to find a cure to type 1 diabetes, but who are the faces of these researchers working so diligently behind the scenes? Take a step into the world of the Diabetes Research Institute and hear it straight from these amazing researchers about their goals to shrink the timelines towards discovering a cure each day.
You'll be inspired by their passion, drive, and focus to stand firm on their mission. Let's raise awareness to support their work in finding a cure to type 1 diabetes!