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Chasing perfection with Type 1 diabetes is impossible. There's so much that's out of your hands and finding a way to remain calm and patient in moments where diabetes interrupts your life is key.

Nick Jonas

Visual learners

Type 1 diabetes is most common in children and young people.

In this video Consultant Paediatrician Dr James Young talks about what type 1 diabetes is, how it affects young people, and why is has nothing to do with chocolates or sweets.

This video was produced by DigiBete in partnership with Leeds Children’s Hospital.

 

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