Kids with Diabetes Tell Their Inspiring StoriesThe Diabetes Site
I would want to tell them… it may be hard, but it’s not impossible. ~Jack, age 9.
This four-minute film delves into the lives of kids living with diabetes. From diagnosis and management to learning about the condition and facing misconceptions head on, their stories are incredibly moving, Giving them an outlet to express their feelings and an opportunity to offer encouragement to other kids, these brave kids are doing something that reminds them they’re not alone.
The film also gives the families of the children the chance to describe what it was like to learn their loved one had diabetes. One mother describes her assumption that her young son would be prevented from participating in athletics, and how she has been proven wrong again and again. So inspiring!
Check it out and let us know what you think of these awesome kids and parents who open up about what it’s like to live with diabetes!