Text Campaign Focuses on Type 1 Diabetes

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JDRF has started a text-message campaign to show people what it’s like to live with Type 1 diabetes.

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JDRF has started a text-message campaign to show people what it’s like to live with Type 1 diabetes.

Managing Type 1 diabetes isn’t easy. A new text-message campaign created by JDRF for diabetes-awareness month is designed to improve public understanding of what it’s like to live with the disease.

People who sign up for T1D for a Day receive a series of text messages over 24 hours from Sean Busby, a professional snowboarder, that describe how glucose testing, insulin injections, and having to carefully consider food choices shapes his days.

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