A new open-access article published in Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology looks at the availability and access of pediatric diabetes care in different countries around the world.
Families’ integration in Type 1 Diabetes self-care and control in rural and suburban impoverished communities in Rwanda
In Rwanda, diabetes is a leading non-communicable disease (NCD) for premature death, with type 1 as a predominant condition, and with many cases being misdiagnosed or going undiagnosed due to death. Despite Rwanda’s national community-based health insurance programs, poor socioeconomic status, lack of social inclusion of young people with type 1 diabetes (T1D), and lack […]
New Lancet review looks at progress and challenges of type 1 diabetes for children and adolescents in LMICs 100 years after discovery of insulin
Type 1 diabetes is on the rise globally, however the burden of mortality remains disproportionate in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) especially among children and adolescents. As 2021 celebrates 100 years of discovery of insulin, a team led by NCD Child takes a look back at the progress, global burden of type 1 diabetes (T1D) […]
Back to all news and events #YouthBeyondT1D 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 […]
On this #WorldDiabetesDay, NCD Child Young Leader Dr. Apoorva Gomber shares her journey of being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) and addresses the misconceptions, stigma and barriers of living with T1D, and how she took action into her own hands to overcome those barriers. Watch her message below.