Stigma a major issue for many young p...

Stigma a major issue for many young people with Type 1 diabetes, study finds

At 16, Michael Wright was shocked to learn he had developed Type 1 diabetes. Not only did he have to learn how to manage the condition with frequent blood-sugar checks and insulin injections, he quickly became aware of the stigma associated with having a chronic disease that set him apart from most of his peers.

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