Youth in Action: Solutions to Addressing and Managing Diabetes

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On September 28, 2021, NCD Child invited young people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) around the world to engage in a dialogue to share their stories and solutions on how they addressed and managed their T1D. The conversation is a continuation from #YouthBeyondT1D, aimed to amply youth voices and increase awareness of T1D.

With access to the proper care and support, young people living with T1D will not only survive but can thrive by living healthy and fulfilling lives despite their diagnosis. 

Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m. EDT

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. – Welcome and introductions
9:15 – 10:00 a.m. – Panelist discussion
10:00 – 10:25 a.m. – Audience Q&A
10:25 – 10:30 a.m. – Closing remarks


Rubya Alam, Bangladesh
Alhassane Diallo, Guinea
Zanique Edwards, Saint Lucia
Esraa Elhaj, Sudan
Bruno Helman, Brazil
Margret Namulindwa, Uganda

Moderator: Dr. Apoorva Gomber, India

Watch the event on our YouTube channel (English and French versions available).

Thank you to the Changing Diabetes in Children program for their support!

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