Diagnosed With Type 1 At Age 38

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It was a big surprise to Novo Nordisk’s Jurek Gruhn when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 38. He admits he never thought it would happen to him. But unlike most who would be devastated with this type of news, Jurek felt pretty lucky since he already had so much experience, knowledge, and support from working at a company who is devoted to diabetes.

Watch as he talks about how his lifestyle change, how he gets involved in the cause to find a cure and how he won’t let diabetes stop him from doing anything. His advice is, as long as you treat your diabetes properly, and have a healthy lifestyle you can do anything you want despite your diabetes!

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