January 30, 2019 By Elizabeth McCammon
 Let’s talk about it: young people with type 1 diabetes deal with stigma

Many teens and young adults with type 1 diabetes experience stigma—feeling shame or embarrassment—about their disease. As a result, they do not take good care of their health, says a new study by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, which found 380 participants using the social media channels of Diabetes Canada (which also supported the study), as well as diabetes clinics and organizations across the country

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