By Steve Ubl
Last year, at a board meeting, I presented a video about the value of medical technology. The video focused on a mom struggling with caring for a toddler with type 1 diabetes. I distinctly remember a moment when the young child looks incredulously at his mother, who is supposed to protect him, as she approaches him with a needle.
Little did I know, my family was about to be faced with a similar reality. Mere minutes after presenting that video, my wife called to tell me our son, Chris, who had been suffering from fatigue, weight loss and unusual thirst, had just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The moment bordered on the surreal. Read the full article on Medium here.