Synopsis: This is the story of juvenile type 1 diabetes, its far-reaching impacts and what we need to do to defeat the sometimes disastrous effects of the di...

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Comment by alizachana on October 9, 2011 at 12:58pm
There are too many babies, children, and even adults dying from this disease, and we need to have the resources to mobilize to make sure that the education is there, the treatments are there, and that we can have all of the research organizations are working together actively to come up with a CURE! My heart goes out to the Kuehl family, and all families who have lost loved ones to this disease.
Comment by Marsha Paulsen Peters on September 8, 2011 at 5:54pm
I know that there must be Many ways how we can put our money where our mouth is / mouths are.
While I don't have spare money lying around, I can and will do what I can to support research such as this video shows -- and do without some discretionary weekly something. I'm a type 1 veteran of 43 yrs but so, SO many children like Rocco haven't a chance. I wish I knew the best avenues for my limited donations, beyond JDRF. Action? Imagine if all Type Ones and Type Twos & their families could and would donate and dedicate what they could for research! ... via donations, walking and sponsoring Walks, and more. Lord knows -- and medical science knows, too -- that there could be WAY WAY fewer sad stories like little Rocco's in our world communities' future.
Comment by Linda G on January 10, 2011 at 3:03pm
Good God....I am so sorry. My most profound condolences to Rocco's family. So so sad.
Comment by Terrie on January 10, 2011 at 2:10am
I watched this video 3 times and couldn't help but cry each time. It is Really Sad when any Diabetic dies but it is particularly Heartbreaking when a Child dies. My deepest condolences to the Parents, Rocco's Sister and their Families.
Comment by DiabeticRadio.com on January 5, 2011 at 10:55pm
My heart goes out to all the parents, who lost their children through misdiagnosis. My god make you stronger.

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