Hitchhiker´s Guide to Diabetes Management

April 10, 2019

My name is Bala Kamallakharan and I am a Type 2 Diabetic. I don’t have any symptoms of diabetes anymore, actually I am in the best shape of my life. It was not always the case. It has been a long road, almost a 14 year journey when I was tagged a Pre-diabetic in the year 2006. I have catalogued my journey as a pre-diabetic and then a full blown diabetic and also the struggles

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Seeing Things Differently

April 8, 2019

Meet Gede. He is 28, lives in Bandung, Java, Indonesia, and has Type 2 diabetes. Gede lost his sight from Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) or diabetic blindness, which could have been avoided. Like other young men and women with diabetes, he did not think he was at risk and didn’t routinely undertake diabetic eye screenings. His sight gradually deteriorated, and when he finally rev

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