A Ballerina’s Dance With DiabetesThe Diabetes Site
Fiona King was a professional ballet dancer, a profession with a strict diet and exercise regimen. Her passion took a turn when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 19. With ballet being a priority versus managing her diabetes, Fiona had poor blood glucose control resulting in a number of diabetes complications.
Watch as Fiona gives us an inside peek on her journey years later with nerve damage which led to this avid ballet dancer’s heel being amputated. Manage your diabetes carefully to prevent diabetes complications!