Type 1 in the Developing World

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When Samuel Gachucha developed Type 1 diabetes at the age of nine years old, it was a devastating development. The insulin Samuel needs to survive is not easy to come by, and as a result his childhood has been marred by extensive complications including multiple comas and surgeries to remove cataracts.

Watch this video to learn more about the challenges diabetes presents to those in the developing world when they don’t enjoy regular access to insulin.

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