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The biggest change for us

Watch the mother of a young patient describe the impact of changing his treatment as a consequence of genetic testing.
I think the biggest change for us really is that diabetes isn’t the centre of our world anymore. Our whole lives revolved around Jack and his diabetes. Wherever we went we had to make sure that we had plenty of sweets, or however long a journey was, was it going to be time for his insulin. Our whole– our, literally our whole lives revolved around Jack and his diabetes. And that’s completely changed now. It’s not the centre of our world anymore. The children are.
Archive footage reproduced by kind permission of Rick Cresswell.

In this video, Emma describes the impact of changing Jack’s treatment from insulin injections to glibenclamide tablets as a consequence of genetic testing.

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