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Discovery Radio – Episode #4 – Helping Children Live with Type 1 Diabetes

Discovery Radio – Episode #4 – Helping Children Live with Type 1 Diabetes

Does someone in your family have type 1 diabetes? The incidence of type 1 diabetes (or juvenile diabetes) is increasing at an alarming rate. Managing the disease well can be difficult even for adults. Now, hear how a new study is looking at family dynamics and potential new interventions to help children living with diabetes.


  • Dr. Hermann Viets – President, Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Dr. Robert Toto, – Director, Center for Translational Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern
  • Dr. Judith Fradkin – Director, Division of Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Alderman Michael Murphy – President, Milwaukee Common Council
  • Dr. Astrida Kaugars – Associate Professor of Psychology, Marquette University
  • Dr. Amy Heffelfinger – Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Susan Hjelsand – Program Manager, American Diabetes Association
  • Molly Fay – Host of The Morning Blend, TMJ4

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